Faculty

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Timothy Cadigan, Assistant Professor

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Additional Information: Works as a Catholic priest on campus and in the diocese of Scranton, Celebration of the Sacraments, Spiritual Direction and Counseling. Co-moderator of the Students for Life Club.
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Michael Carey, Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Sexual selection, mate choice, and parental care in birds and the effects of extra-pair mating and old field succession on breeding biology.
Additional Information: Hiking, canoeing, nature in general, science fiction, and nature photography.
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John Conway, Associate Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Honey ant biology in the U.S. and Australia; biology of the thatch mound ant in Colorado.
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Kathleen Dwyer, Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Analysis and manipulation of genes involved in pollination, fertilization and development of the plant Arabidopsis thalania
Additional Information: Co-Director of the Catholic Studies Program and BCMB
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Tara Fay, Faculty Specialist

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Research and Teaching Interests: Studied the effects of aging on vascular endothelial function in the Integrative Physiology of Aging Laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder
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George Gomez, Associate Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Olfaction (avian and human); nerve cell growth and function in vitro; cellular effects of hypoxia and hyperoxia
Additional Information: Core faculty for Neuroscience, BCMB, and Asian Studies Program; served as the project shepherd for the Loyola Science Center construction
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Michael Hardisky, Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Remote sensing, wetlands ecology, production of greenhouse gases (methane and CO2) from globally significant wet biomes.
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Gary Kwiecinski, Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Reproductive endocrinology and physiological adaptations of vertebrates, especially mammals; bats biology and biogeography in the Carribean
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Erica Lasek-Nesselquist, Assistant Professor

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Vince Marshall, Faculty Specialist

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Dr. Marshall is currently the instructor and coordinator of General Biology Laboratories (Bio 141L/142L)
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Christine McDermott, Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Teaches Genetics and Medical Microbiology
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Marc Seid, Assistant Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Behavioral neurobiology and brain morphology in ants

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Robert Smith, Associate Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Plant/animal migration; behavior, ecology, ecophysiology and conservation of Nearctic/Neotropical landbird migrants; physiological linkages between phases of an organism's annual life cycle.
Additional Information: Faculty advisor for the Biology Club and Tri-Beta
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Maria Squire, Associate Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Bone biology, Influence of genetics and gender on bone and skeletal mechanosensitivity.
Additional Information: Faculty advisor for Alpha Epsilon Delta
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Michael Sulzinski, Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Molecular biology of viruses and bacteria, particularly of plant pathogens.
Additional Information: Core faculty of BCMB
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Terrence Sweeney, Professor, Department Chair

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Research and Teaching Interests: Cardiovascular and microvascular physiology and anatomy, especially related to mammalian testes and ovaries
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Daniel Townsend, Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Plant population and community ecology, stream ecology, and behavioral ecology of amphibians
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Janice Voltzow, Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Invertebrate functional morphology, focusing mainly on gastropod molluscs. Marine Biology.
Additional Information: Core faculty for Latin American Studies
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Robert Waldeck, Associate Professor

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Research and Teaching Interests: Neural basis of behavior; modification of synapses and neural circuits under normal and injured conditions.
Additional Information: Faculty advisor for Temple Residency Program; core faculty for Neuroscience

Adjuncts and Part Time Faculty

Sam Alba

General Biology Labs

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Elisabete Cruz

Microbiology Labs

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Anthony Gillott

Biol 110 and Pathophysiology

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Denise Karpowicz

Biol 110 Lecture and Labs

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Kimberly Little

Comparative Anatomy Labs

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Daniel Savaria

General Biology Labs

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Laurie Seid

Biol 110

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Amanda Touey

General Physiology Labs

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Staff

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Michelle Langan, Administrative Assistant

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Renee Giovagnoli, Stockroom Supervisor

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Stephen "Kibbe" Manning, Caretaker

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