Cissy Ballen, Postdoctoral Associate
Daniel Baltz, Data Analyst
Jess Blum, Education Program Specialist
Abby Conover, Coordinator of Undergraduate Initiatives
Peter Franco, Lab Services Coordinator
Eileen Furlong, Senior Lab Services Coordinator
Eileen worked with CBS faculty, staff and TAs to help implement undergraduate labs.
Ngoc Ha, Senior Laboratory Technician
Kathryn Hanna, Associate Professor - Emeritus
Kathryn worked with undergraduates at the University of Minnesota throughout her career. Whether teaching microbiology at the former University of Minnesota campus in Waseca, helping convert the College of Biological Sciences curriculum to the semester calendar as Associate Dean of the College, directing the Biology Colloquium Program for 20 years, teaching forensic science seminars, or instructing the biology internship course, Kathryn focuses on helping students find the excitement of the life sciences in everyday life and helping them explore exciting careers in fields that fit their talents, values, and interests.
Mark Jokinen, Data Analyst
Petra Kranzfelder, Postdoctoral Associate
Rob Kulhanek, Teaching Specialist - Nature of Life Program
Rob supported the Nature of Life program and courses, including BIOL 1805/1806 and BIOL 2905/2906. He also helped with the Guild Initiative and related first-year program experience.
Annika Moe, Education Program Specialist II
Annika's focus was ecology and evolution non-biology majors courses and education technology online learning. Annika taught BIOL 1001, supervised BIOL 1001 lab teaching assistants and worked to develop BIOL 1001 lecture and lab curriculum.
Lori Patrick, Postdoctoral Associate
Barb Pinch, Lab Services Coordinator
Dalay Olson, Postdoctoral Associate
Jane Phillips, Education Specialist
Jane Phillips taught thousands of biology students over 25 years with the College. She received numerous awards for her contributions to the College and the University including the President’s Award for Outstanding Service and the National Academies Education Mentor in the Life Sciences. Phillips managed the College’s instructional laboratories and served as associate director and co-director of the Biology Program.
Cody Smith, Lab Services Coordinator
Katie Talbott, Education Program Associate II
Katie coordinated Animal Diversity, Marine Animal Diversity, Zoology, and Ecology labs, assisted with student research projects, and maintained a teaching collection of live animals for CBS Instructional Labs.