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Biology and Chemistry

Kevin BraunKevin Braun

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Can speak about analytical chemistry, instrumentation, chemical education, and forensic and archaeological applications of chemical instrumentation



Amy BriggsAmy Briggs

Assistant Professor of Biology

Can speak about molecular and cell biology, microbiology, plant pathology, genetics, emerging diseases, science education, and science education research 

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Theodore GriesTheodore Gries

Assistant Professor of Chemistry 

Can speak about biochemistry, enzyme kinetics, and solute effects




Yaffa GrossmanYaffa Grossman

Professor of Biology

Can speak about botany, biometrics, environmental biology, ecology, conservation biology, environmental sustainability, trees, and restoration ecology



Katie Johnson 2014Kathryn Johnson

Assistant Professor of Biology

Can speak about human and animal physiology, diabetes and obesity, human anatomy and biology, neurobiology, Family Discovery Night, and Girls and Women in Science 

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George LisenskyGeorge Lisensky

Professor of Chemistry

Can speak about nanotechnology, environmental science, climate change, and solid-state lighting

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Carol MankiewiczCarol Mankiewicz

Professor of Biology

Can speak about marine and environmental biology; sedimentology; topics related to water, estuaries, paleoclimate, and soils; the natural history of South America; and citizen-science monitoring (e.g. streams, dragonflies and damselflies, and earthworms)



Laura ParmentierLaura Parmentier

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry 

Can speak about medicinal chemistry and organic chemistry




Rama ViswanathanRama Viswanathan

Professor of Chemistry and Computer Education 

Can speak about computer hardware and software, mobile applications, lasers, and solar power

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YasukawaKen Yasukawa

Professor of Biology

Can speak about red-winged blackbirds, ornithology (the study of birds), animal behavior, zoology, population biology, and biometrics

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