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​The Department of Biological Sciences provides courses for biology majors, minors, and non-majors from all areas. The department currently has more than 350 majors in its undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Science and offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Arts or Master of Science.

Faculty

Windsor E. Aguirre, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Stony Brook University

Rima Barkauskas, M.S.
Laboratorian
DePaul University

Margaret Bell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Michigan State University

Joanna S. Brooke, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Western Ontario

Jason Bystriansky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Guelph

Stanley A. Cohn, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
University of Colorado

Sarah A. Connolly, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania

John V. Dean, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Illinois

Phillip E. Funk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Loyola University Chicago

William D. Gilliland, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of California, Davis 

Jingjing L. Kipp, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Illinois

Dorothy A. Kozlowski, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Texas at Austin

Jalene M. LaMontagne, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Alberta

Elizabeth LeClair, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Chicago

Carolyn Martineau, Ph.D.
Laboratorian
Harvard Medical School

Dennis A. Meritt, Jr., Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
University of Illinois

Eric M. Norstrom, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Chicago

Talitha Rajah, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Osmania University

Megan Schrementi, Ph.D.
Laboratorian
Loyola University Chicago

Kenshu Shimada, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Illinois, Chicago

Margaret E. Silliker, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita
University of California, Berkeley

Timothy C. Sparkes, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
University of Kentucky