Biology

Biology

Faculty are committed to their students' success.

Biology

Biology

Faculty are active in scientific research.

Biology

Biology

Faculty are engaged in teaching.

Biology

Biology

Faculty frequently take research teams into the field.

Biology
Biology
Biology
Biology


TEACHING FACULTYOFF-CAMPUS FACULTYEMERITUS


RESEARCH FACULTY


GODFREY BOURNE
Associate Professor
Office: R103 Research Building. Tel: 516-6674
e-mail: bourne@jinx.umsl.edu
Animal behavior, tropical field ecology

LON CHUBIZ
Assistant Professor
Office: R340 Research Building.
e-mail: lchubiz.umsl@gmail.com
Microbiology

AIMEE DUNLAP
Assistant Professor
Office: 204 Stadler. Tel: 314 516-6578
e-mail: aimee.dunlap@umsl.edu
Evolution of cognition, foraging, behavioral ecology

CHARLES GRANGER
Professor
Office: R239a Research Building. Tel: 516-6226
e-mail: granger@umsl.edu
Science Education.

MICHAEL HUGHES
Assistant Professor
Office: S404 Stadler Hall. Tel: 516-7985
e-mail: michael.evan.hughes@gmail.com
Circadian rhythms, physiology, and genomics

ROBERT MARQUIS
Professor
Office: R342 Research Building. Tel: 516-6213
e-mail: robert_marquis@umsl.edu
Evolutionary ecology, plant-herbivore interactions

NATHAN MUCHHALA
Assistant Professor
Office: R428 Research Building
e-mail: n_muchhala@yahoo.com
Evolutionary ecology, tropical pollination systems, plant speciation

WENDY OLIVAS
Associate Professor
Office: S404b Stadler Hall Tel: 516-4241, 516-4177 
e-mail: olivasw@umsl.edu
Molecular biology, RNA stability

PATRICIA PARKER
E. Desmond Lee Professor, Chair Biology Department
Office: R442 Research Building. Tel: 516-7274, 516-7277, 516-6576
e-mail: pparker@umsl.edu
Behavioral Ecology

ROBERT RICKLEFS
Curators Professor
Office: R454 Research Building. Tel: 516-5101
e-mail: ricklefs@umsl.edu
Evolutionary ecology, historical biogeography

 

MINDY STEINIGER
Assistant Professor
Office: R424 Research Building. Tel: 516-7013
e-mail: steinigerm@umsl.edu
Molecular biology, RNA processing

PETER STEVENS
Founders Professor
Office: R223d Research Building, R327 Research Building. Tel: 516-6215, 577-0861
e-mail: peter.stevens@mobot.org
Plant Systematics, history of plant classification

TERESA THIEL
Professor, Associate Dean, Director of Graduate Studies
Office: R440 Research Building. Tel: 516-6208, 516-5402
e-mail: thiel@umsl.edu
Molecular biology and biotechnology, cyanobacteria

XUEMIN (SAM) WANG
E. Desmond Lee and Family Fund Endowed Professor 
Office: R341 Research Building. Tel: 516-6219
Lab: Research Bldg R335, R337, R339 
e-mail: wangxue@umsl.edu
Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

BETHANY ZOLMAN
Associate Professor
Office: S448 Research Building. Tel: 516-6205
email: zolmanb@umsl.edu
Plant genetics and cell biology

TEACHING FACULTY


MICHAEL HOWARD
Assistant Teaching Professor
Office: R226 Research Building. Tel: 516-6542
e-mail: howardmi@umsl.edu

AMBROSE (TREY) KIDD
Assistant Teaching Professor
Office: R226 Research Building.
e-mail: kidda@umsl.edu

LORI PAUL
Assistant Teaching Professor
Office: R225 Research Building. Tel: 516-6216
e-mail: llp@umsl.edu

MARC SPINGOLA
Associate Teaching Professor
Office: R242 Research Building. Tel: 516-6749
e-mail: spingola@umsl.edu
Molecular Biology.

CHRISTOPHER WOLIN
Assistant Teaching Professor
Office: R241 Research Building. Tel: 516-6210
e-mail: wolinc@umsl.edu

OFF-CAMPUS FACULTY


DAVID CLARK 
Research Professor and Adjunct Associate Professor
Office: off-campus. Tel: 719 310-4180
e-mail: dbclark50@yahoo.com
Tropical forest ecology, forest carbon cycling, high-spatial-resolution 
remote sensing, tropical tree demography, global change biology, 
biodiversity monitoring, long-term ecological studies

DEBORAH CLARK
Research Professor and Adjunct Associate Professor
Office: off-campus. Tel: 719 310-4180
e-mail: deborahanneclark@gmail.com
Tropical forest ecology, forest carbon cycling, global change

EMERITUS


LON WILKENS
Professor Emeritus
Office: R240 Research Building. Tel: 516-6222
e-mail: lon_wilkens@umsl.edu
Neurobiology, sensory systems of aquatic animals

ZULEYMA TANG-MARTINEZ
Professor Emeritus
Office: R322 Research Building. Tel: 516-6498
e-mail: zuleyma@umsl.edu
Animal behavior, chemical communication