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Ahmed, Shazia, Ph.D., Clinical Associate Professor
Office: ASSC 321
Phone: 940-898-2390

Averitt, Dayna L., Ph.D., Assistant Professor/Vivarium Director
Office: GRB 113
Telephone: 940-898-2708

Primary Teaching Area: Mammalian Physiology, Pathophysiology, Biology of Aging, Biology Seminar

Research Interests: Sensory Neuroscience; Pain Mechanisms and Analgesia

Bergel, Michael, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Office: GRB 223
Telephone: 940-898-2471

Primary Teaching Area: Molecular Cell Biology

Research Interests: Identifying novel chromatin-associated targets for cancer therapy and cancer prevention. 

Brower, Christopher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Office: GRB 323
Telephone: 940-898-2706

Primary Teaching Area: Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics

Research Interests: Ubiquitin proteasome system, Role of proteolytic degradation in cellular biology, mammalian physiology, and human disease. 

Conrad-Webb, Heather, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Office: GRB 225
Telephone: 940-898-2449

Primary Teaching Area: Molecular Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Genetics

Research Interests: Regulation of rRNA synthesis. 


Davis, Ann M., Ph.D., Lecturer


Office: ASSC 340
Telephone: 940-898-2718


Elrod, Diana, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: GRB 325
Telephone: 940-898-2355


Primary Teaching Area: Anatomy and Physiology and non-majors science


Gumienny, Tina, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Office: OMB 410
Telephone: 940-898-2718


 Primary Teaching Area: Biology, Advanced Genetics

Research Interests: Cell communication. 

 Hammett, Amy Jo, Ph.D.,  Clinical Assistant Professor
Office: ASSC 320
Telephone: 940-898-2397

Hanson, Laura, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Office: GRB 228
Telephone: 940-898-2472

Primary Teaching Area: Immunology, Virology, Bacteriology

Research Interests: Viruses: host interactions. 

Hynds, DiAnna, Ph.D., Professor/ SSTEM program director
Office: GRB 104
Telephone: 940-898-2359

Primary Teaching Area: Neuroanatomy, Advanced Cell Biology, Systems Neuroscience, Signal Transduction

Research Interests: Signal transduction mechanisms that mediate axon growth and guidance in neurons. 

Maier, Camelia, Ph.D., Associate Professor / Herbarium director
Office: GRB 328
Telephone: 940-898-2358

Primary Teaching Area: Botany, Plant Biology, Ecology, Biology, Environmental Biology, Plant Biochemistry and Physiology, Plant Physiology Ecology, Plant Environmental Biology and Plant Ecophysiology

Research Interests: Role of plant estrogen compounds development and reproduction; Reproductive ecology of plants in Moraceae family; Plant-animal interactions: mulberry-silkworm, sunflower-bee, and carnivorous plant-microbes

Mills, Nathaniel C., Ph.D., Professor/Radiation Safety Officer

Office: GRB 308
Telephone: 940-898-2391

Primary Teaching Area: Biology, Endocrinology, Biology of Aging.

Research Interests: Hormonal regulation of gene expression in male reproductive tissues. 


 Tanner, Shaumarie, MST, Assistant Clinical Professor



 Office: ASSC 322
Telephone: 940-898-2398



 Westmoreland, Sandra L., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Office: ASSC 341
Telephone: 940-898-2560

Primary Teaching Area: All areas of Biology

Research Interests: Electron microscopy/Science Teacher Education

Adjunct Faculty

DaCunha, Miguel, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor

Office: Houston Campus

Primary Teaching Area: Advanced Pathophysiology and Pathophysiology

Grigsby, Susan, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant

Office: Houston Campus

Primary Teaching Area: Anatomy and Physiology


Bass, Laura, Secretary
Office: GRB 201
Telephone: 940.898.2351

Donohoo, Kirsten, Academic Advisor
Office: GRB 329
Telephone: 940.898.3850

Faber, Sarah, Administrative Assistant
Office: GRB 230
Phone: 940.898.2354
Fax Number: 940.898.2382

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