Standing Faculty

Dr. Shelley Berger

Shelley Berger

Daniel S. Och University Professor Director of the Epigenetics Program

215 746-3106

9-125 Smilow Center

Research Interests
Cell and Developmental Biology, Computational Biology, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics Read Bio
Dr. Nancy M. Bonini

Nancy M. Bonini

Florence R.C. Murray Professor of Biology Secondary Faculty, Cell & Developmental Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, Secondary Faculty, Neuroscience, Perelman School of Medicine

215-573-9267

204G Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Neurobiology, Behavior, and Physiology, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics, Cell and Developmental Biology Read Bio
Dr. Dustin Brisson

Dustin Brisson

Professor of Biology Director - Evolution and Ecology of Disease Systems Laboratory, Director - Biology Master's Program

215-746-1731

209 Leidy Laboratory

Research Interests
Ecology and Biodiversity, Evolution, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics, Microbiology Read Bio
Dr. Kim Gallagher

Kimberly Gallagher

Professor of Biology Chair of Biology

215-746-3605

103F Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Cell and Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Plant Biology Read Bio
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Mark Goulian

Charles and William L. Day Distinguished Professor in the Natural Sciences

215-573-6991

204F Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Microbiology, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics, Computational Biology Read Bio
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Wei Guo

Hirsch Family President's Distinguished Professor

215-898-9384 (office); 215-573-7255 (lab)

304E Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Cell and Developmental Biology Read Bio
Dr. Brent Helliker

Brent Helliker

Professor of Biology

215-746-6217

312A Leidy Laboratory

Research Interests
Ecology and Biodiversity, Plant Biology Read Bio
Dr. Aman Husbands

Aman Husbands

Mitchell J. Blutt and Margo Krody Blutt Presidential Assistant Professor of Biology

Lynch 103B Laboratory

Research Interests
Plant Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics, Evolution Read Bio
Dr. Junhyong Kim

Junhyong Kim

Patricia M. Williams Term Professor of Biology Co-Director, Penn Program in Single Cell Biology, Adjunct Professor, Computer and Information Science

215-746-5187

304G Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Computational Biology, Evolution, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics, Neurobiology, Behavior, and Physiology Read Bio
Dr. Michael Lampson

Michael Lampson

Professor of Biology

215-746-3040

204I Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Cell and Developmental Biology, Evolution Read Bio
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Mia Levine

Associate Professor of Biology Associate Chair of Biology

215-573-9709

204B Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Evolution, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics, Cell and Developmental Biology Read Bio
Joshua Plotkin

Joshua B. Plotkin

Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor of the Natural Sciences (sabbatical leave Fall 2023, Spring 2024)

219 Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity Read Bio
Dr. Scott Poethig

Scott Poethig

John H. and Margaret B. Fassitt Professor

215-898-8915

103E Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Cell and Developmental Biology, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics, Plant Biology Read Bio
Philip A. Rea

Philip A. Rea

Belldegrun Distinguished Director, Program in Life Sciences & Management Professor of Biology

215-573-1429

110 Levin LaboratoryRead Bio

Dr. Dejian Ren

Dejian Ren

Professor of Biology Graduate Chair

215-898-9271

204H Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Cell and Developmental Biology, Neurobiology, Behavior, and Physiology Read Bio
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Andrew Santiago-Frangos

M. Jane Williams and Valerie Vargo Presidential Assistant Professor of Biology Assistant Professor of Biology

305 Leidy Laboratory

Research Interests
Cell and Developmental Biology, Computational Biology, Evolution, Microbiology, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics Read Bio
Dr. Marc Schmidt

Marc Schmidt

Professor of Biology Co-Director, Undergraduate Neuroscience Program

215-898-9375

217 Leidy Laboratory

Research Interests
Neurobiology, Behavior, and Physiology, Computational Biology Read Bio
Dr. Paul Sniegowski

Paul Sniegowski

Professor of Biology Stephen A. Levin Family Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

215-573-4085

213 Leidy Laboratory

Research Interests
Evolution Read Bio
Tatyana Svitkina

Tatyana Svitkina

Professor of Biology

215-898-5736

304K Lynch Laboratory

Research Interests
Cell and Developmental Biology Read Bio
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Sarah Tishkoff

David and Lyn Silfen University Professor Departments of Genetics and Biology

215-746-2670

Research Interests
Evolution, Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics Read Bio