Biology Faculty

Fisher faculty are dedicated, highly credentialed professionals who consistently make the advancement of scholarship in their respective fields a top priority.

Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Motile flagellar assembly
Noveera Ahmed
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Biomechanics of aquatic organisms; ecology of life in moving water
Michael Boller
Assistant Professor
Kaitlin Bonner
Assistant Professor
Chris Collins
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Intersection of animal behavior, ecology, and physiology of a variety of bird species
Greg Cunningham
Visiting Assistant Professor
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Reproductive endocrinology; endocrine disruptors and the impact on oocyte biology
Edward Freeman
Lab Manager
Jennifer Gantress
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Bioremediation of lead-contaminated soil; plant-microbe interactions
Maryann Herman
Associate Professor and Chair, Biology Department
Areas of Interest: Molecular, cellular, and genetic analysis of development; neuronal function and behavior
Daryl Hurd
Adjunct Associate Professor and Health Professions Advisor
Virginia Maier
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Virus host interactions; Influenza virus polymerase function
Jonelle Mattiacio
Visiting Assistant Professor
Jonathan Millen
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Inflammation, nanoparticles, and microfluidics
Fernando Ontiveros-Llamas
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Microbial pathogenesis; microbial ecology
Kristin Picardo
Visiting Assistant Professor
Michelle Saul
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Skeletal muscle hypertrophy and atrophy; exercise and nutrition impact on disease
Kathy Savage
Associate Professor
Theresa Westbay