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Washington and Lee University    
 
    
 
  Jul 28, 2017
 
2013-2014 University Catalog archived

Biology (BIOL)


The department offers a Bachelor of Arts major and a Bachelor of Science major. Students contemplating either of these should, during the first term of their first year, register for MATH 101  and a laboratory science course in the biology or chemistry departments.

The Marine Science Education Consortium with the Duke University Marine Laboratory. This program makes it possible for W&L biology majors to spend Fall Term or Winter and Spring Terms at the Duke University Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, N.C. Usually this experience is during the junior or senior year. All credits successfully completed will apply toward the major in biology and the degree from Washington and Lee. See Marine Science Education  for more information.

Honors: An Honors Program in biology is offered for qualified students; see department head for details.

Department Head: Helen I'Anson

Faculty

First date is the year in which the faculty member began service as regular faculty at the University. Second date is the year of appointment to the present rank.

Nadia A. Ayoub, Ph.D.—(2009)-2009
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Sarah N. Blythe, Ph.D.—(2010)-2010
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Paul R. Cabe, Ph.D.—(2000)-2009
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

E. William Hamilton III, Ph.D.—(2001)-2013
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Robert Humston, Ph.D.—(2008)-2012
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of Miami

Lawrence E. Hurd, Ph.D.—(1993)-1993
John T. Herwick, M.D., Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Helen I'Anson, Ph.D.—(1995)-2004
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

David M. Marsh, Ph.D.—(2000)-2012
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Maryanne C. Simurda, Ph.D.—(1989)-2007
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo

Natalia Toporikova, Ph.D.—(2012)-2012
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Florida State University

Fiona Watson, Ph.D.—(2008)-2008
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Harvard University

Gregg B. Whitworth, Ph.D.—(2011)-2011
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Charles T. Winder, M.S.—(2009)-2009
Laboratory Instructor
M.S., University of Tennessee

Daniel A. Wubah, Ph.D.—(2013)-2013
Professor of Biology and Provost
Ph.D., University of Georgia

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