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Biology

Our Faculty

The following is a list of full-time Faculty and Staff members within the Biology Department. Click on a faculty member's name to learn more about each member's educational background and research interests.

Core Faculty:

  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1627
    Fondren-Jones 422A
    email
  • Part-time Assistant Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1712
    Mood-Bridwell 141
    email
    Specialty: bacterial genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry
  • Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1280
    Fondren-Jones 141
    email
    Specialty: Aquatic ecology, wetland science, apple snails, invertebrate biology
  • Associate Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1698
    Fondren-Jones 241
    email
    Specialty: Endocrinology, Biology of Reproduction, Physiology, Tissue Culture Techniques
  • Anica Debelica

    (512) 863-1708
    Fondren-Jones 143
    email
  • Associate Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1621
    Fondren-Jones 216
    email
    Specialty: Post-translational regulation of prokaryotic translesion DNA synthesis.
  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1754
    Mood-Bridwell 141
    email
    Specialty: Ecology, evolution, population & landscape genetics, science policy, conservation biology
  • Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1974
    Fondren-Jones 217
    email
    Specialty: I am a population geneticist who studies the ecology, evolution, and genetics of amphibians.
  • Associate Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1718
    Fondren-Jones 240
    email
    Specialty: Cellular neurobiology, nerve degeneration/regeneration, heat shock proteins, tight junction physiology, Claudin-3
  • Linda Southwick

    Laboratory Manager in Biology
    (512) 863-1260
    Fondren-Jones 214
    email
  • Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1583
    Fondren-Jones 140
    email
    Specialty: I am a Plant Ecological Physiologist focusing on the responses of plants to environmental change
  • Associate Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1983
    Fondren-Jones 218
    email
    Specialty: Molecular genetics of cancer development
  • Karen Wheeler

    Part-Time Assistant Professor of Biology
    (512) 863-1728
    Fondren-Jones 422B
    email

Staff:

  • Christy Schaller

    Biology Lab Technician
    (512) 863-1544
    Fondren-Jones 203
    email
  • Maria Trevino

    Academic Success Specialist
    (512) 863-1286
    PRC 124
    email