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Ahmed, Shazia, Ph.D., Laboratory Instructor
Office: ASSC 321
Phone: 940-898-2390

Beck, Brian W., Ph.D., Assistant Professor / SSTEM program co-director
Office: GRB 325
Telephone: 940-898-2355
Lab: 940-898-2878
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Primary Teaching Area: Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Structural Biology, Biology of Aging, Introductory Biology

Research Interests: Computational analysis of protein:protein interactions, Development of new protein structural analysis tools. 

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

Primary Teaching Area: Biology

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, Molecular Cell Biology, Advanced Molecular Biology and Advanced Genetics

Research Interests: Regulation of rRNA synthesis. 

Foreman, Reta "Smiddy", Laboratory Instructor
Office: ASSC 320
Telephone: 940-898-2397

Gumienny, Tina, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Primary Teaching Area: Biology

Research Interests: Cell communication. 

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

Primary Teaching Area: Immunology, Virology

Research Interests: Viruses: host interactions. 

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

Primary Teaching Area: Neuroanatomy, Advanced Cell Biology, Systems Neuroscience, Advance Genetics and 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

McArthur, Merry, Ph.D., Professor
Office: FPH 273, Dallas Center
Telephone: 214-689-6620

Primary Teaching Area: Anatomy and Physiology, The Evolving Woman

McIntire, Sarah, Ph.D., Professor/Chair
Office: GRB 230A
Telephone: 940-898-2352

Primary Teaching Area: Microbiology and Advanced Genetics

Research Interests: Role of plasmid DNA in Helicobacter pylori.

Mills, Nathaniel C., Ph.D., Professor/Radiation Safety Officer
Office: GRB 308
Telephone: 940-898-2391
Lab: 940-898-2363

Primary Teaching Area: Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology: Gene Expressions and Genetics and Inheritance, Endocrinology, Biology of Aging.

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

Neely, Robert, Ph.D., Professor/Provost/Vice-President of Academic Affairs
Office: ACT 12
Telephone: 940-898-3301

Primary Teaching Area: Ecology, botany, aquatics, biogeochemistry.

Research Interests: Wetland ecology: decay processes, role of epiphytic organisms, impacts of disturbance. 

Scoggins, Shaumarie, MS, Laboratory Coordinator
Office: ASSC 322
Telephone: 940-898-2398

Uphouse, Lynda, Ph.D., Professor
Office: GRB 230A
Telephone: 940-898-2356

Primary Teaching Area: Neurotoxicology, Biostatistics, Neuroendocrinology, Neuropharmacology, Serotonin and Interdisciplinary seminar in Neuroscience

Research Interests: Influence of female gonadal hormones in the development of anxiety and depression.

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

Primary Teaching Area: All areas of Biology

Research Interests: Electron microscopy

Adjunct Faculty

DaCunha, Miguel, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor

Office: Houston Campus

Primary Teaching Area: Advanced Pathophysiology and Pathophysiology

Elrod, Diane, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor
Office: GRB 323
Telephone: 940.898.2282

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

Grigsby, Susan, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant

Office: Houston Campus

Primary Teaching Area: Anatomy and Physiology


Blaha-Black, Karolina, Lab Caretaker

Office: GRB
Telephone: 940.898.2368

Cooper, Nani, Research Associate
Office: OMB 412
Telephone: 940.898.2399

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

Gebard, Lisa, Secretary
Office: GRB 201
Telephone: 940.898.2351 

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