Faculty and Staff
- Department Chair, Dr. Robert Wood
- Associate Chair, Dr. John Kennell
- Graduate Affairs Committe Chair, Dr. Susan Spencer
- Undergraduate Student Coordinator, Dr. Laurie Russell
- Undergraduate Research Coordinator, Dr. Lindzy Dodson
- Tracy Watkins, Administrative Secretary - (Academic) - 314-977-3910 - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Marleen Albers, Administrative Secretary - (Purchasing) - 314-977-3900 - email@example.com
- Sara Bauman, Grant Development Specialist - 314-977-7657 - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Elizabeth (Bardon) Angeli, M.S., Upper Div. Lab Coordinator - 314-977-3967 - email@example.com
- Tim Dooley, Ph.D., General Biology Lab Coordinator - 314-977-3917 - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Paul Lega, M.S., Lab Assistant Sr. - 314-977-4172 - email@example.com
- Susana Schonhuth, Ph. D., Research Assistant 314-977-3932 (Curator of fish tissues) - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr. Jan Barber, Plant evolution and systematics, molecular phylogenetics, island biology, and biogeography.
- Dr. Peter Bernhardt, Floral evolution, pollination biology, systematics of the flora of the Pacific.
- Dr. Elena Bray Speth, Biology Education
- Dr. Gerardo Camilo, Tropical ecology, landscape ecology, community ecology of forest insects.
- Dr. Lindzy Dodson, Principles of Genetics, Vertebrate Histology, Undergraduate Research Coordinator
- Dr. Brian Downes, Plant molecular biology.
- Dr. Jonathan Fisher, Muscle physiology.
- Dr. Kasey Fowler-Finn, Evolutionary Biology
- Dr. Eva Gonzales, Principles of Biology II, Genetics Lab, Applied Population/Genetics/Molecular Ecology, Graduate Seminar
- Dr. Blythe Janowiak, Oxidative stress responses in Gram-positive pathogens
- Dr. Jack Kennell, Mitochondrial-Nuclear Interactions and Retroplasmids.
- Dr. Jason Knouft, Aquatic Ecology, Biogeography, GIS
- Dr. Zhenguo Lin, Introduction to Genomics
- Dr. Richard Mayden, Systematics, biogeography, and conservation of freshwater fishes.
- Dr. Allison Miller, Plant evolutionary biology and population genomics
- Dr. Shawn Nordell, Behavioral ecology, metacognition and learning in students
- Dr. Judith Ogilvie, Development and disease of the vertebrate retina
- Dr. Laurie Russell, Molecular genetics, physiology
- Dr. Laurie Shornick, Immunology, Cellular, and Molecular Biology
- Dr. Susan Spencer, Cell biology
- Dr. William S. Stark, Visual receptor function, vitamin A, ultraviolet light perception in Drosophila.
- Dr. Julie Thole, Principles of Biology II, plant molecular biology
- Dr. Thomas Valone, Community ecology, conservation biology and foraging behavior.
- Dr. Yuqi Wang , Molecular mechanisms of signal transduction, with emphasis on G proteins and MAP kinases
- Dr. Daniel Warren, Comparative and evolutionary physiology
- Dr. Robert Wood, Molecular systematics, biogeography, and taxonomy of freshwater fishes.
- Dr. Wenyan Xiao, Genetics and plant biology
- Dr. Robert D. Aldridge, Reproductive biology, ecology and conservation of reptiles.
- Dr. Joe Leverich, Plant population biology, disturbance mediation of life history traits evolution.
- Dr. John Severson, Plant physiology
Postdoctoral Research Associates
- Sarah Keenan, Postdoctoral Fellow
- Dr. Cheryl Asa, SLZ, reproductive biology and conservation of vertebrates.
- Dr. Thomas Croat, MBG, systematics of the Araceae.
- Dr. Peter Goldblatt, MBG, systematics, karyology and breeding systems of African Iridaceae.
- Dr. Charles Hoessle, SLZ Director Emeritus, Animal conservation; zoo biology and education.
- Dr. Peter Hoch, MBG, Systematics and evolution of North American species of Onagraceae.
- Dr. Kevin Kayser, S-A, Microbiology, enzyme thermostability, thermophilic expression systems
- Dr. Peter Kevan, Pollination biology.
- Dr. Peter Raven; Director , MBG, biogeography of seed plants; coevolution of plants and animals; plant systematics