Natural Sciences Department Faculty

Meet the Natural Sciences Department Faculty



Douglas P. KalinowskiDouglas P. Kalinowski

Associate Professor of Biology

B.S., Syracuse University; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Post-doctoral research: University of Vermont.





Nicholas BizierNicholas Bizier

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

B.A., Colby College, Bozeman; Ph.D., Montana State University, Bozeman, Post-doctoral research: Colby College.

Simona CarrubbaSimona Carrubba

Assistant Professor of Biophysics

B.S., University of Catania, Italy; Ph.D., University of Catania, Italy, Post-doctoral research: Louisiana State University.

Domenic C. D'AmoreDomenic C. D'Amore

Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., State University of New York at Geneseo; Ph.D., Rutgers: the State University of New Jersey.

Laura E. EdsbergLaura E. Edsberg

Associate Professor of Engineering

B.S., Cornell University; M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Kristen FriesKristin M. Fries

Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Canisius College; Ph.D., University of Rochester.

Jonathan GoodJonathan Good

Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S. (Hons), Ph.D., University of St. Andrews; GCHEd, University of Queensland.

Robert GuntherRobert Gunther

Associate Professor of Biology

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

Jeffery LawJeffery Law

Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Texas Tech University; Ph.D., Penn State University.

Kathleen E. Murphy Kathleen E. Murphy

Professor of Chemistry

B.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Vermont. Post-doctoral research: Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Alexander Pleshkewych Alexander Pleshkewych

Emeritus Professor of Biology

B.S., Kansas State University; M.S., Emporia State University; Ph.D., Wayne State University. Post-doctoral research: Roswell Park Memorial Institute.

Diane Ramos Diane Ramos

Assistant Professor of Biology

B.A., M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Cynthia Russell Cynthia Russell

Biology Lab Coordinator

B.S., John Carroll University; M.A., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Derrick Schwartz Derrick Schwartz

Chemistry Lab Coordinator

B.S., B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.S., Clarkson University.

Matthew Ward Matthew Ward

Associate Professor of Chemistry

B.A., Hiram College, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; Post-doctoral research: Furman University.

Brenda Young Brenda Young

Professor of Biology

B.A., Miami University; M.S., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. Post-doctoral research: Plymouth Marine Lab, England; University of Minnesota; University of Wisconsin.


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