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Andrew Black - Visiting Assistant Professor

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Murdock
503-883-2515

ablack@linfield.edu

Education:

  • B.S. Biology, Metropolitan State College of Denver
  • Ph.D. Integrative Biology, Lehigh University
  • Postdoc, Oregon State University

 

Jeffrey Brown - Instructional Associate

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Murdock 228B
883-2329

jbrown6@linfield.edu

Education:

  • B.A. Biology, Grinnell College
  • Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Washington
  • Postdoc, Stanford University

 Research Interests:

  • Animal cell-to-cell signaling
  • Interdisciplinary projects with engineers and quantiative chemists
  • Pedagogical networks

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J. Christopher Gaiser - Professor of Biology

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Melrose 201
503-883-2308

cgaiser@linfield.edu

Education:

  • B.S., Biology, University of Washington 
  • Ph.D., Genetics, Oregon State University

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Ned Knight - Adjunct Professor

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Graf 203
503-883-2567

nknight@linfield.edu

Education:

  • 2 B.S., Fisheries and Zoology, Oregon State University 
  • M.S., Fisheries, Oregon State University
  • Ph.D., Ecology, University of California at Davis 

Academic Interests:

  • Marine and freshwater fish ecology
  • Ecological impacts of climate change

 

Sreerupa Ray - Assistant Professor

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Murdock
503-883-2221

sray2@linfield.edu

Education:

  • B.S., M.S. Microbiology, Bangalore University
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry, Louisiana State University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University, School of Medicine

 

Catherine Reinke - Associate Professor

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Murdock 212
503-883-2363

creinke@linfield.edu

Education:

  • B.A., Biology and English, Carleton College
  • Ph.D., Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago

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Timothy Sullivan - Instructional Associate

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Murdock 231
503-883-2782

tsulliva@linfield.edu

Education:

  • B.S. Biology, University of South Florida
  • M.S. Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee

 

John Syring - Associate Professor

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Murdock 206
503-883-2466

jsyring@linfield.edu

Education:

  • B.S., Resource Ecology and Management, University of Michigan
  • M.S., Forest Ecology, University of Michigan
  • Ph.D., Molecular Plant Systematics, Oregon State University

Research interests:

  • Plant evolution and diversity
  • Phylogeny
  • Population gentics

 

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Chad Tillberg - Associate Professor, Chair

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Murdock 230
503-883-2221

ctillbe@linfield.edu

Education:

  • B.A. Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.
  • PhD Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
  • Postdoctoral Research, Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Research Interests:

  • Terrestrial invertebrate community ecology
  • Behavioral ecology
  • Food web interactions

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Cecilia Toro - Assistant Professor

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Murdock 216
503-883-2465

ctoro@linfield.edu

Education:

  • B.A., Biology, Reed College
  • Ph.D., Neuroscience, Brown University
  • Postdoc, Oregon Hearing Research Center & Vollum Institute, OHSU

Research interests:

  • Neurobiology
  • Inner ear physiology
  • Zebrafish model organism

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Jeremy Weisz - Associate Professor

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Murdock 211
503-883-2704

jweisz@linfield.edu

Education:

  • B.S. in Zoology from University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Ph.D. in Marine Sciences from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Learn more about Professor Weisz

 
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