Biological Sciences Faculty 2018
Biological Sciences Faculty - Fall, 2018

Welcome to the department of biological sciences!

Office hours staffing effective June 1, 2021

Our administrative support staff are beginning to transition returning to the office. Effective June 1, 2021, staff will be working in Iacocca Hall as follows:

Mondays: Judy Vasquez-Tatis will be in the office from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesdays: Erin Curtolo will be in the office from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fridays: Maria Brace will be in the office from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

As always, you can reach out to our staff through email or during our Tuesday/Thursday Open Zoom times. As a reference, below is a list of possible inquiry topics and the appropriate staff person to contact:

Academic Issues
Erin Curtolo
including transfers, credits, major declaration, drop-add, etc.

General departmental questions
Judy Vasquez - Tatis
including contacting faculty, scheduling room/core lab use, and anything else not listed.

Financial issues
Maria Brace
including, but not limited to, work study, payroll, reimbursements, facilities issues, etc.

Equipment or safety issues
Lee Graham
including, but not limited to, core equipment problems, safety concerns, facilities issues, etc.

If you are unsure of who to contact, please email and your question will be directed to the appropriate person.

The department consists of a lot of people: faculty, administrative staff, technical staff, and graduate research/teaching assistants. One strong thing bonding us together is that we are working hard at things we really like, advanced biological education and research.

There is a lot to see on this website, so look around. You can get a very good overview of our research endeavors by visiting the web pages of the individual faculty members and their research labs. If you are a current or prospective undergraduate student, you will find detailed descriptions of our various majors, information about our courses and undergraduate research, and links to interdisciplinary opportunities. If you are looking around for opportunities at the graduate level, peruse the pages describing our doctoral programs in molecular cell biology, biochemistry, and integrative biology and neuroscience, or our highly focused master's program in molecular biology that is exclusively by distance.

If you have questions about any aspects of our department, feel free to e-mail any faculty member or post-doctoral scientist, or any member of our administrative or technical staff. Anyone will be glad to answer your questions or put you in touch with someone who can.


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