Department of Biology


The Department provides a comprehensive educational program for three types of students: 1) those who plan to attend graduate school in various fields of Biology or professional school in medicine, dentistry, allied health and other related areas 2) those planning to enter secondary education, and 3) those who take Biology as part of their liberal arts education.

Biology Research Technique Workshops

One-day Research Technique Workshops in Genetics, Forensic Science, Microbiology and Immunology will be offered by faculty for freshman or sophomore biology or chemistry students who have completed at least one year Introduction to Biology courses in April 2018.  Click here for details.


Jinghe Mao, Ph.D. Jinghe Mao, Ph.D.
Division Dean
Professor of Biology
Department Chair
Assistant Professor of Biology
Dr. Lianna LiLianna Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
John Barringer, M.D.John Barringer, M.D.
Adjunct Professor of Biology
Diva WhalenDiva Whalen
Adjunct Professor of Biology