Research Faculty | UNCG Biology

Research Faculty

Associate Professor;
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Host and viral pathogen interactions.
Contact:
201 Eberhart Building | (336) 256-0312 | aladamso@uncg.edu

Professor;
Ph.D., University of Delaware
Microbial/molecular genetics, microbial ecology, and textile application of bacterial cellulose.
Contact:
441 Eberhart Building | (336) 256-0071 | Robert_Cannon@uncg.edu

Professor and Head;
Ph.D., Florida State University
Ecology and evolution of plant-microbe-herbivore interactions; urban ecology.
Contact:
312 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4960 | shfaeth@uncg.edu

Professor;
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Gene-environment interactions affecting human conditions; nuclear receptor biology.
Contact:
211 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4775 | vincent_henrich@uncg.edu

Associate Professor and Director of General Biology;
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
Cell adhesion and migration in vertebrate development.
Contact:
424 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4945 | mdhens@uncg.edu

Julia Taylor Morton Distinguished Professor;
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Aquatic ecology, trophic interactions in lakes and streams.
Contact:
345 Eberhart Building | (336) 256-2473 | Anne_Hershey@uncg.edu

Assistant Professor;
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Insitute and State University (Virginia Tech);
Environmental toxicant-induced cardiovascular inflammation and neuronal injury, free radical toxicology, redox signaling.
Contact:
321 Sullivan Science Building | (336) 256-0078 | z_jia@uncg.edu

Professor and Director of Graduate Studies;
Ph.D., University of Western Ontario
Behavior, ecology, and energetic of wild mammals especially bats and rodents.
Contact:
435 Eberhart Building | (336) 256-2590 | matina_kalcounis@uncg.edu

Associate Professor;
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Gene regulation and cell cycle control.
Contact:
405 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4951 | kskatula@uncg.edu

Professor;
Ph.D., Duke University
Evolution of development, morphology and systematics in monocotyledons, philosophical foundations of science.
Contact:
404 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4953 | kirchoff@uncg.edu

Professor;
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Evolutionary plant ecology, reproductive biology, thermal acclimation of plants, maternal effects, responses to global warming.
Contact:
417 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4955 | eplacey@uncg.edu

Professor;
Ph.D., University of Washington
Neuroendocrine control of metamorphosis in marine molluscs, invertebrate neuroanatomy and neurophysiology.
Contact:
427 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4957 | Esther_Leise@uncg.edu

Professor and Associate Head;
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Coordination of reproduction in rodents, chemical senses, and hormonal signaling.
Contact
419 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4132 | jjlepri@uncg.edu

Associate Professor;
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University  
Molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating glucose homeostasis, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.
Contact:
207 Eberhart Building | (336) 256-0080 | ympatel@uncg.edu

Adjunct Associate Professor;
Ph.D., Syracuse University  
Physical chemistry of membrane transport proteins.
Contact:
322 Petty Building | (336) 334-3214 | pratapp@uncg.edu

Associate Professor;
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Molecular genetics of plant morphological evolution, plant genomics.
Contact:
226 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4967 | dlreming@uncg.edu

Professor;
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Microbial food chains in aquatic ecosystems, harmful algal blooms.
Contact:
409 Eberhart Building | (336) 256-0067 | rublee@uncg.edu

Professor;
Ph.D., University of Wuerzburg
Social insects, life history tactics, behavioral development and aging.
Contact:
206 Eberhart Building | (336) 256-2591 | olav_rueppell@uncg.edu

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies;
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Evolutionary genetics, molecular population genetics.
Contact:
301 Eberhart Building | (336) 256-0086 | mdschug@uncg.edu

Professor;
Ph.D., Yale University
Optical oceanography, aquatic ecology, ecology, zooplankton, and lake optics.
Contact:
315 Sullivan Science Building | (336) 334-4979 | stavnr@uncg.edu

Associate Professor;
Ph.D., Cleveland State University
Regulation of cytoskeletal dynamics and cell motility.
Contact:
102 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4949 | p_steiml@uncg.edu

Associate Professor;
Ph.D., University of Washington
Chromosome segregation in meiosis, chromosomal proteins, Drosophila genetics.
Contact:
203 Eberhart Building | (336) 334-4980 | jetomkie@uncg.edu

Assistant Professor;
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Ecotoxicology and biogeochemistry of environmental pollutants.
Contact:
306 Sullivan Science Building | (336) 256-0087 | tmtsui@uncg.edu

Assistant Professor;
Ph.D., Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; MPH, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Ecology of Infectious Diseases, Medical Entomology, Community Ecology, Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Diseases.
Contact:
235A Eberhart Building | (336) 256-0098 | g_wasser@uncg.edu