College of Science & Engineering


Alejandro Acevedo-Gutierrez

(360) 650-3653

Office Hours: Update March 2020: I will off campus and available via email for the foreseeable future Biology 309
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Role of marine mammals in their environment and their interactions with humans

Roger Anderson

(360) 650-3992

Office Hours: BI 311
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Shawn Arellano

Assistant Professor
(360) 650-3634

Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:00 -4:00, Fridays 11:30-12:30 Biology 137 and SPMC 143
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Elizabeth Binney

Senior Instructor

Office Hours: Spring 2020 by appointment BI 367
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Ecology, general biology, plant biology, biostatistics.

Marion Brodhagen

(360) 650-2920

Office Hours: Mon 12:30 - 1:50; Wed 11:30 - 12:50 CB 282
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1) Secondary metabolites; 2) biodegradable plastics

Lionel Brooks

(360) 650-3070

Office Hours: T 11:50-1:50 BI 365
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Georgianne Connell

Senior Instructor
(360) 650-6796

Office Hours: Mondays 1:30-2:30 and Thursdays 10:30-11:30pm, also by appointment BIO 338
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Biology education

Lina Dahlberg

Associate Professor
(360) 650-4671

Office Hours: M 1-1 pm, T 12-1 pm, R 11am-12pm BI 306
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Protein stability, turnover, and trafficking in neurons.

Eric DeChaine

(360) 650-6575

Office Hours: Biology 237
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Deborah Donovan

(360) 650-7251

Office Hours: BI 310
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Physiological ecology of marine invertebrates; Biology education

Nick Galati

Assistant professor
(360) 650-2869

Office Hours: Monday, 2:30-3:30; Thursday, 10:00-11:00 BI 331
Cilia and centrosome biology; Digital image analysis in microscopy

David Hooper

(360) 650-3649

Office Hours: M 12-1; T 3-4; Th 2-3 BI 307
Ecosystem ecology, biodiversity effects on carbon and nitrogen cycles, plant

Robin Kodner

Associate Professor
(360) 650-7467

Office Hours: M 1-3 in BI 412; F 10-11:30 CF 026 BI 412
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Janice Lapsansky

Senior Instructor
(360) 650-7337

Office Hours: M 1-2 & Th 3-4, & by appt. Please reserve a time to meet on the sign-up sheet posted on my door. BI 305
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STEM education. Pre-hospital medical research and quality assurance.

David Leaf

(360) 650-3632

Office Hours: MWF 2:30-4:00 pm BI 147
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Suzanne Lee

Assistant Professor
(360) 650-6795

Office Hours: By Appointment Biology 413
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Control of eukaryotic gene expression; RNA biology and biochemistry

Benjamin Miner

(360) 650-3640

Office Hours: Wed 1-2 PM Biology 410
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Evolutionary ecologist interested in phenotypic plasticity of marine organisms

Adam Moles

(360) 650-7464

Office Hours: T, TH 11:30-5:00 BI 367
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Craig Moyer

(360) 650-7935

Office Hours: Posted for each course on Canvas and by appointment BI 406
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Marine Microbial Ecology and Geomicrobiology

Brady Olson

Assistant Professor
(360) 650-7478

Office Hours: Monday 1PM-2PM, Friday 9:30AM-10:30AM, by appointment BI 366

Merrill Peterson

Professor and Chair
(360) 650-3636

Office Hours: By appointment for remote meeting only during COVID containment; email to set up an appointment BI 314 (inside Biology Dept office) (working remotely during COVID containment)
Entomology; Ecology; Evolutionary Biology; Biodiversity Informatics

Lynn Pillitteri

Associate Professor
(360) 650-6599

Office Hours: BI 407
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Plant molecular biology and development.

Dan Pollard

Assistant Professor
(360) 650-2152

Office Hours: WI20: M 2:30-3pm, Tu 9:30-10:30am & 12:15-12:45pm, F 1:45-2:15pm BI 414
Evolutionary genetics of protein expression in budding yeasts

Sandra Schulze

Associate Professor
(360) 650-7267

Office Hours: By Appointment BI409
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Molecular biology and genetics using Drosophila as a model

Dietmar Schwarz

Associate Professor
(360) 650-3641

Office Hours: BI 411
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Evolutionary Biology,Evolutionary Ecology, Molecular Ecology

Carrie Schwarz

Senior Instructor
(360) 650-4523

Office Hours: Monday 11 am - 12:30 pm, Friday 10 am - 11:30 am and by appointment BI 157
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Jose Serrano-Moreno

Senior Instructor
(360) 650-3633

Office Hours: Tentative office hours Winter 2020: Tuesdays 3-5 PM BI161
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Biology Education; Student Advising; Structure and Function of Ion Channels

Myron Shekelle

(360) 650-7464

Office Hours: M-W: 10-11, or by appointment BI 231

Anu Singh-Cundy

Associate Professor
(360) 650-7473

Office Hours: MWF 1:00-2:00 pm BI 308
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Dan van Hees

(360) 650-7400

Office Hours: Monday 10:00-11:00am; Thursday 12:00-1:00pm BI 231
Seaweed physiology and ecology; chemical acclimation strategies; marine

Adrienne Wang

Assistant Professor
(360) 650-7484

Office Hours: Mon 2-3:30, Fri 9:30-11 BI312
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Molecular mechanisms of aging and neurodegeneration

George Wilkinson

NTT Faculty

Office Hours: T 2:30-4:30 and F 11:30-12:30 BI-365
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Michael Williams

(360) 650-7483

Office Hours: Spring 2020: MW 1-2PM or by appointment Biology 231
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Systematics of the Berberidaceae, ecological role of apomixis, restoration

Kate Yamamoto

Senior Instructor
(360) 650-7464

Office Hours: T 12:30-1:30 PM, around a lot on lab days CV 163

Jeff Young

(360) 650-3638

Office Hours: Winter 2019. M&T: 11-11:50, W: 12-12:50 and by appointment CB 283
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Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

Matthew Zinkgraf

Assistant Professor
(360) 650-4885

Office Hours: W20: M 12-1; T 3-4; W 1-2; Th 9-10; F 10-11 BI 408
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