College faculty

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Sue Gibson

Professor

Plant and Microbial Biology

1500 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Matthew Gill

Associate Professor

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

312 Church Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Aaron Goldstrohm

Professor; BMBB Graduate Program

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We study the regulation of gene expression by RNA-binding proteins and ribonucleases during development and in diseases.

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Paloma Gonzalez-Bellido

Associate Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

1987 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Wendy Gordon

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

312 Church Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Jeffrey Gralnick

Professor

Microbiology and Immunology, Plant and Microbial Biology

Genetics, physiology and synthetic biology of environmental, metal-loving microbes

1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

William M. Gray

Professor

Plant and Microbial Biology

Kathleen Greenham

Assistant Professor

Plant and Microbial Biology

Circadian gene regulatory control of plant growth & abiotic stress response; influence of cell-type specific circadian networks on tissue

1445 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

David Greenstein David Greenstein, Ph.D.

Interim Dean and Professor

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Tim Griffin Timothy J. Griffin

Professor; Director, Center for Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

The Griffin group seeks to develop and apply mass spectrometry and bioinformatic technologies for the molecular analysis of biological systems and disease states.

420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Perry Hackett, Ph.D.

Professor

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

Genome engineering in animals & mapping neural connections

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Trinity Hamilton

Associate Professor

Plant and Microbial Biology

Using modern microbial ecosystems to unlock Earth’s past, present, and future. Evolution and ecology of photosynthesis in extreme environments.

Sarah Hammarlund Sarah Hammarlund

Teaching Assistant Professor

Biology Teaching and Learning

United States

William Harcombe

Associate Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

Microbial interactions, Eco-evolutionary dynamics, Systems biology

1954 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Thomas Hays Thomas Hays, Ph.D.

Department Head, Professor

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

515 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Jessica Hellmann Jessica Hellmann

Professor, Director, Institute on the Environment

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

Global change biology, climate change adaptation, sustainability science, science communication, environmental policy

1987 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Ann V. Hertzel

Research Assistant Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

LeeAnn Higgins

Research Assistant Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Sarah E. Hobbie

Distinguished McKnight University Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

1987 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

PingHsun Hseih headshot PingHsun Hsieh

Assistant Professor

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

6-134 MCB
420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Forest Isbell

Director of MnDRIVE Environment, Associate Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

We are investigating how biodiversity is changing, its drivers, and its consequences for ecosystem functioning, stability, and services.

1987 Upper Buford Circle
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

Sharon Jansa

Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

1987 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Murray Jensen Murray Jensen

Professor

Biology Teaching and Learning

My research focuses on how evidenced based instructional practices can promote learning within entry level anatomy and physiology courses.

515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Susan D. Jones

Distinguished McKnight University Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

1987 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Christine B. Karim

Research Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Fumiaki Katagiri

Professor

Plant and Microbial Biology

Systems biology and evolution of the plant immune signaling network

1500 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Yasu Kawakami Yasuhiko Kawakami, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

Understanding vertebrate limb and axial tissue development mechanisms and impact on human congenital malformations and regeneration in animals

515 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Romas Kazlauskas Romas J. Kazlauskas

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Engineering enzymes for applications in pharmaceutical synthesis, plastics recycling and as animal feed enzymes

1479 Gortner Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

Peter Kennedy

Interim Associate Dean for Research; Professor

Biology Teaching and Learning, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Plant and Microbial Biology

Our lab studies links between microbial community structure and ecosystem functioning in a variety of experimental settings.

1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Arkady B. Khodursky

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

1479 Gortner Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

Nobuaki Kikyo, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

2001 6th Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Do-Hyung Kim

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Mechanisms that coordinate metabolic homeostasis

Catherine Kirkpatrick

Teaching Associate Professor

Biology Teaching and Learning

1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

David Kirkpatrick

Associate Professor, Head of Biology Teaching & Learning

Biology Teaching and Learning, Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Deanna Koepp, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Maxwell Kramer

Teaching Assistant Professor

Biology Teaching and Learning

1475 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

A. Kelly Lane

Assistant Professor

Biology Teaching and Learning

David C. LaPorte

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Daniel Larkin Daniel Larkin

Assistant Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

1980 Folwell Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Diane L. Larson

Adjunct Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

1561 Lindig St
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Michael Latham Michael Latham

Associate Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

We use NMR spectroscopy and biochemical techniques to study the structures and dynamics that underlie the functions of macromolecular complexes

5-136 Nils Hasselmo Hall
312 Church Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Clarence L. Lehman

Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

1475 Gortner Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Sarah Malmquist

Teaching Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies - Cellular and Organismal Physiology Major

Biology Teaching and Learning

515 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

York Marahrens, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

David Marks

Adjunct Faculty Member

Plant and Microbial Biology

1445 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Doug Mashek Douglas Mashek

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Our laboratory focuses on the relationship between lipid droplet biology and the development metabolic and aging related disease.

Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

David Matthes

Teaching Professor

Biology Teaching and Learning

515 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Georgiana May

Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

1987 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States

Kevin H. Mayo

Professor

Biochemistry Molecular Biology and Biophysics

420 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Suzanne McGaugh Suzanne McGaugh

Associate Professor

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

In the McGaugh lab, we study how organisms adapt to unique environments by examining genomic data.

1987 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States