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Regular Faculty

Daniel Pondella, chair

Associate Professor, Biology; Director, Vantuna Research Group

A.B., M.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., UCLA

Renee Baran

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry

B.A., Macalester College; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Elizabeth Braker

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.A., Colorado College; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Shana Goffredi

Assistant Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry

B.A., University of San Diego; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Gary Martin

Professor, Biology

B.A., M.A., California State College, Sonoma; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

John McCormack

Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Gretchen North

Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Urban and Environmental Policy

B.A., Stanford University; M.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., College of William and Mary; Ph.D., UCLA

Cheryl Okumura

Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A. Pomona College; Ph.D. UCLA

Roberta Pollock

Professor, Biology; Biochemistry; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry

B.S., Emory University; Ph.D., Harvard University

Joseph Schulz

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry

B.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., UC San Diego

Kerry Thompson

Associate Professor, Biology; Advisory Committee, Biochemistry

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

On Special Appointment

Jeremy Claisse

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S. U.C. Santa Barbara, M.S. University of Hawaii, Ph.D University of Hawaii

Mary Clark

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A., Occidental College; Ph.D., UCLA

Karen Molinder

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biology

B.A. Occidental, Ph.D U.C.L.A.

Gary Schindelman

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S., State University of New York at Binghamton; Ph.D., New York University

Fang Wang

Adjunct Assistant Professor

B.S. Fudan University; Ph.D. Fudan University (co-education program with University of Colorado at Boulder)

Jonathan Williams

Adjunct Instructor, Biology

B.S., UNC Wilmington, M.S., CSU Northridge

Laurel Zahn

Adjunct Instructor, Biology

B.S. U.C. Santa Cruz, M.S. Cal State University Long Beach

Amanda Zellmer

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biology

B.S. University of Wisconsin, Ph.D University of Michigan

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