Faculty & Staff
Rev. Timothy Cadigan, S.J., Ph.D.
Research and Teaching Interests: Responses of the immune system to malaria infection and how these responses change during pregnancy. Changes in the micro-architecture of the placenta brought about by presence of, and stresses induced by, malarial infection. Faculty Student Research Program (FSRP): Effects of acid mine drainage on the ethic micro communities in the Lackawanna River.
Additional Information: Works as a Catholic priest on campus and in the diocese of Scranton, Celebration of the Sacraments, Spiritual Direction and Counseling. Co-moderator of the Students for Life Club.
Michael Carey, Ph.D.
Research and Teaching Interests: Sexual selection, mate choice, and parental care in birds and the effects of extra-pair mating and old field succession on breeding biology.
Additional Information: Hiking, canoeing, nature in general, science fiction, and nature photography.
Kathleen G. Dwyer, Ph.D.
Research and Teaching Interests: Analysis and manipulation of genes involved in pollination, fertilization and development of the plant Arabidopsis thalania
Additional Information: Co-Director of the Catholic Studies Program and BCMB
Ms. Tara Fay
Research and Teaching Interests: Studied the effects of aging on vascular endothelial function in the Integrative Physiology of Aging Laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder.
George Gomez, Ph.D.
Research and Teaching Interests: Olfaction (avian and human); nerve cell growth and function in vitro; cellular effects of hypoxia and hyperoxia
Additional Information: Core faculty for Neuroscience, BCMB, and Asian Studies Program; currently serving as the project shepherd for the Unified Science Center constructionVisit my webpage
Michael Hardisky, Ph.D.
Research and Teaching Interests: Remote sensing, wetlands ecology, production of greenhouse gases (methane and CO2) from globally significant wet biomes.
Vince Marshall, Ph.D.
Christine McDermott, Ph.D.
Research and Teaching Interests: Teaches Genetics and Medical Microbiology
Research and Teaching Interests: Neuroscience
Robert J Smith, Ph.D.
Research and Teaching Interests: Plant/animal migration; behavior, ecology, ecophysiology and conservation of Nearctic/Neotropical landbird migrants; physiological linkages between phases of an organism's annual life cycle.
Additional Information: Faculty advisor for the Biology Club and Tri-Beta
Mrs. Karyn V. Townsend
General Biology Laboratory Supervisor
Janice Voltzow, Ph.D.
Professor, Department Chair
Research and Teaching Interests: Invertebrate functional morphology, focusing mainly on gastropod molluscs. Marine Biology.
Additional Information: Core faculty for Latin American Studies
Robert F. Waldeck, Ph.D.
Research and Teaching Interests: Neural basis of behavior; modification of synapses and neural circuits under normal and injured conditions.
Additional Information: Faculty advisor for Temple Residency Program; core faculty for Neuroscience
Stephen "Kibbe" Manning
Animal Facility Supervisor
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