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Department Chair
Daniel Shain

Department Secretary
Janet Caruso
(856) 225-6497

Undergraduate Biology
Kwangwon Lee

Graduate Biology
William M. Saidel

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John Dighton

John Dighton

Director, Rutgers Pinelands Field Station
Title/Rank: Professor
Education: Ph.D. University of London, UK
Areas of Special Interest: Soil nutrient dynamics; forestry; mycorrhizae, fungi, environmental pollution
Email address: dighton@marine.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 225-6145
Office: SCI 201A
Website: http://marine.rutgers.edu/pinelands/

Angelica_Gonzalez

Angélica L. González

Title/Rank: Assistant Professor
Education: Ph.D. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Email address: angelica.gonzalez@rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 225-6497
Website: http://agonzalez.blogs.rutgers.edu/

Andrey Grigoriev

Andrey Grigoriev

Title/Rank: Professor
Education: Ph.D. VNII Genetika, Moscow, Russia
Areas of Special Interest: Genome organization, evolution and manifestation; cancer
Email address: agrigoriev@camden.rutgers.edu 
Office Phone: (856) 225-2960
Office: SCI 205
Website: http://grigoriev.rutgers.edu/

Eric Klein

Eric Klein

Title/Rank: Assistant Professor
Education: Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Areas of Special Interest: Bacterial pathogenesis and microbial adhesion
Email address: eric.a.klein@rutgers.edu 
Office Phone: (856) 614-9551
Office: Waterfront Technology Center, Room 520
Website: http://ericklein.rutgers.edu/

Simeon Kotchoni

Simeon Kotchoni

Title/Rank: Assistant Professor 
Education: Ph.D. Bonn, Germany 
Areas of Special Interest: Plant Science
Email address: 
Office Phone: (856) 225-6354
Office: SCI 210
Website: http://kotchoni.rutgers.edu/

Hsin-yi Lee

Title/Rank: Professor II
Education: Ph.D. Minnesota
Areas of Special Interest: Morphogenesis of early vertebrate embryos
Email address: hylee@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 225-6151
Office: SCI 212
Website: 

Kwangwon Lee

Kwangwon Lee

Title/Rank: Associate Professor
Education: Ph.D. Texas A&M 
Areas of Special Interest: Circadian clock/light regulation, fungal genetics, fungal ecology, systems biology
Email address: kwang1@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 614-9548
Office: Waterfront Technology Center, Room 510
Website: http://kwangwonlee.rutgers.edu/

Joseph Martin

Joseph V. Martin

Associate Dean for Science, Mathematics, Technology, and Health Sciences
Title/Rank: Professor
Education: Ph.D. Southern California
Areas of Special Interest: Hormonal regulation of GABAa receptor, brain activity and sleep
Email address: joe.martin@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 225-6165
Office: SCI 202-A
Website: http://joemartin.rutgers.edu/

Jongmin Nam

Jongmin Nam

Title/Rank: Assistant Professor
Education: Ph.D. Penn State University
Areas of Special Interest: Molecular regulatory biology and evolution, cellular and embryonic development
Email address: jn322@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: 
Office: 
Website: http://namlab.camden.rutgers.edu/

Jennifer Oberle

Jennifer Oberle

Title/Rank: Assistant Instructor
Email address: joberle@camden.rutgers.edu 
Office Phone: (856) 225-6803

Tracie L. Paulson

Title/Rank: Assistant Instructor
Education: M.S. Rutgers
Areas of Special Interest: Biology Education
Email address: traciep@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 225-6338
Office: SCI 235
Website: 

William Saidel

William M. Saidel

Graduate Program Director
Title/Rank: Associate Professor
Education: Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Areas of Special Interest: Visual sensory physiology, neuroethology, neuroanatomy
Email address: saidel@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 225-6336
Office: SCI B-4A
Website: http://saidel.rutgers.edu/

Charlene Sayers

Charlene Sayers

Title/Rank: Assistant Professor
Education: M.S. Rutgers
Areas of Special Interest: Anatomy and Physiology
Email address: cwsayers@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 225-6279
Office: SCI 232
Website: 

Daniel Shain

Daniel Shain

Department Chair

Title/Rank: Professor
Education: Ph.D. Colorado State
Areas of Special Interest: Annelid development and evolution
Email address: dshain@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: 
Office: 
Website: http://biology.camden.rutgers.edu/faculty/daniel-shain/

Ruth Sporer

Ruth Sporer

Title/Rank: Assistant Instructor
Education: Ph.D. Pennsylvania
Areas of Special Interest: Immunology
Email address: sporers@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 225-6571
Office: SCI 233
Website: 

Nir Yakoby

Nir Yakoby

Title/Rank: Associate Professor
Education: Ph.D. Hebrew University, Israel
Areas of Special Interest: Developmental genetics
Email address: yakoby@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 225-6150
Office: Waterfront Technology Center, Suite 520, 200 Federal St., Camden, NJ
Website: http://yakoby.rutgers.edu/

 

Retired Faculty Members

Robert Evans

Robert C. Evans

Title/Rank: Associate Professor Emeritus
Education: Ph.D. Ohio State
Areas of Special Interest: Botany, plant and fungal physiology, science education
Email address: revans@camden.rutgers.edu
Website: http://crab.rutgers.edu/~revans/Evans/Index.htm

 Patrick McIlroy

Patrick J. McIlroy

Title/Rank: Associate Professor Emeritus
Education: Ph.D. California, Berkeley
Areas of Special Interest: Molecular endocrinology of ovarian function
Email address: pmcilroy@camden.rutgers.edu
Website: http://crab.rutgers.edu/~pmcilroy/index.html

 Mark Morgan

Mark D. Morgan

Title/Rank: Professor
Education: Ph.D., California, Davis
Areas of Special Interest: Aquatic ecology, biogeochemistry, Pine Barrens ecology, acid rain
Email address: mdmorgan@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: 
Office: 
Website: http://crab.rutgers.edu/~mdmorgan/index.html

 

Associate Members

Rocco Carsia

Rocco V. Carsia

Title/Rank: Associate Member
Department of Cell Biology, UMDNJ, Stratford
Education: Ph.D. Rutgers
Areas of Special Interest: Comparative endocrinology, adrenal function, modulation of apoptosis
Email address: carciaro@umdnj.edu

Robert Nagele

Robert Nagele

Title/Rank: Associate Member
Department of Molecular Biology, UMDNJ, Stratford
Education: Ph.D. Rutgers
Areas of Special Interest: Structural/functional organization of the nucleus
Email address: nagelero@umdnj.edu

Alejandro Vagelli

Alejandro A. Vagelli

Title/Rank: Associate Member
New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences, Camden 
Education: Ph.D. University of Buenos Aires
Areas of Special Interest: Reproductive biology, ecology, and evolution of cardinalfishes (Apogonidae); Aquaculture of marine ornamentals; Conservation
Email address: avagelli@njaas.org

Staff

Janet Caruso

Janet Caruso

Title/Rank: Secretary
Email address: jmcaruso@camden.rutgers.edu
Office Phone: (856) 225-6235 or (856) 225-6142
Office: SCI 108

Teaching Assistants

Byron Gachomo

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 Lyla Jno Baptiste

Lyla Jno Baptiste

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Spyros Karaiskos

Spyros Karaiskos

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Julia Keklak

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Min Kyung Kim

Min Kyung Kim

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Tianran Li

Tianran Li

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Ryan Pachucki

Ryan Pachucki

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nicole pope

Nicole Pope

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Dan Russo

Daniel Russo

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Karl Swanson

Karl Swanson

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wenyi wang

Wenyi Wang

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Jocelyn Wardlaw

Jocelyn Wardlaw

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Yun Yan

Yun Yan

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