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Biology Faculty

Harlo Hadow
Heins-Johnson Professor of Biology
B.A., Milton College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado

Specializes in vertebrate behavior, anatomy and developmental biology.

Michael Leonardo
Associate Professor of Biology; Molecular Biology Administrative Coordinator
B.A., Knox College
M.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Specializes in genetics and physiology of environmentally important microbial species.

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Cynthia Leveille
Biology Lab Preparator
B.S., Clarke College


David Lo
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Concordia College
Ph.D., University of North Dakota

Specializes in human anatomy and neuroinflammatory processes associated with disorders of the brain.

Kurt Redborg
Professor of Biology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois

Specializes in ecology and behavior of the neuropteran family Mantispidae and their associations with spiders.

Paula Sanchini
Henry and Margaret Haegg Professor of Biology, Chair
Environmental Science Administrative Coordinator
B.A., Hartwick College
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

Specializes in landscape ecology, environmental science, and applications of GIS/GPS.

Randy Christensen
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Brigham Young University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Specializes in growth factors involved in limb development, regeneration and wound healing.

Paul Storer
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S.,  Allegheny College
M.S., Duquesne University
Ph.D.,  Loyola University, Chicago

Karla Keyes
Adjunct Instructor in Biology
B.A., Coe College
M.S., Washington University School of Medicine
KariAnn Mulford
Adjunct Instructor in Biology
B.A., Luther College
M.S., University of Iowa

Mark Yuskis
Instructor in Biology
B.S.Ed., M.S., Illinois State University

Floyd Sandford
Professor of Biology, Emeritus
B.S., St. Lawrence University
M.S., Southern Illinois University
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma