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John H. Costello, Ph.D., University of Southern California, Marine Biology.

Robert I. Krasner, Ph.D.,M.P.H., Emeritus, Boston University, Microbiology, Immunology and Biotechnology.
Craig B. Wood, Ph.D., Emeritus, Harvard University, Vertebrate Paleontology.

Yinsheng Wan, Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Biochemistry.

Associate Professors

Elisabeth Arévalo, Ph.D., Brigham Young University, Molecular Evolution.
Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, O.P., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Molecular Microbiology and Genetics

David Baier, Ph.D., Brown University, Human Anatomy, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
Carol B. Crafts, Ph.D., Indiana University, Plant Physiology.

Joseph DeGiorgis, Ph.D., Brown University, Neurobiology
Patrick Ewanchuk, Ph.D., Brown University, Ecology.
Mark D. Nowel, O.P., Ph.D., University of Leicester, Developmental Biology.
Charles R. Toth, Ph.D., (CHAIR), University of Virginia, Developmental Biology and Immunology.


Assistant Professors

Maia Bailey, Ph.D., Indiana University, Evolutionary Biology
Brett Pellock, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Microbiology

Marla Tipping, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Molecular and Cell Biology


General Biology Lab Coordinator

Jeffrey A. Markert, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, Evolution, Population and Conservation Genetics.


Advisor for the Health Professions

Carol B. Crafts, Ph.D.



Advisor for Graduate Schools

Charles R. Toth, Ph.D.

Department of Biology
Sowa Hall, Room236

Julie Coccia
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 401-865-2585
Fax: 401-865-1438

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