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Lecturer

J. R. Blair

J. R. Blair

Lecturer and Director of the Sierra Nevada Field Campus
B.S. 1983 Biology, Evergreen State College; M.A. 1999 Conservation Biology, SF State
Office: 
Hensill 433
Office Phone: 
(415) 405-3280
Specialties: 
Courses taught: World of Plants (BIOL 150), Animal Diversity (BIOL 170) Introductory Biology I (BIOL 230), Introductory Biology II (BIOL 240), Nature Study (BIOL 300) , Ornithology (BIOL 478)
Joe Conaghan

Joe Conaghan

Lecturer
Ph.D., University of London
Specialties: 
Course taught: Reproductive Technologies (BIOL 793)
Lynne Dowdy

Lynne Dowdy

Lecturer; Biology 101 Coordinator; Animal Subjects Protocol Chair
University of California, Berkeley
Office: 
Hensill 433
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-3024
Karl Giljum

Karl Giljum

Lecturer
B.S. 1982 Zoology, SF State; D.C. 1986 Palmer College of Chiropractic-West
Office: 
HH 107
Specialties: 
Course taught: Human Anatomy (BIOL 328)
Brinda Govindan

Brinda Govindan

Lecturer
B.S. 1989 Biology, Cornell University; Ph.D. 1995 Cell Biology, Yale University
Office: 
HH 128
Office Phone: 
(415) 405-3279
Specialties: 
Courses taught: Introduction to Microbiology and Public Health lecture (BIOL 210) and laboratory (BIOL 211), General Microbiology Lab (BIOL 402), and BIO 211 Lab Coordinator
Holly Harris

Holly Harris

B.S. 1986 Biology, SF State; Secondary Life Science Clear Credential 1991, SF State; M.S. 2005 Marine Biology, SF State
Office: 
HH 128
Specialties: 
Courses taught: Human Biology (BIOL 100); Human Biology Laboratory (BIOL 101); The World of Plants (BIOL 150); Introductory Biology I (BIOL 230); Introductory Biology II (BIOL 240); Science Concepts (BIOL 240/SCI 240)
Stephen Ingalls

Stephen Ingalls

Lecturer and Biology 230 Lab Coordinator
B.A. 1994 History/Geology, Colgate University; M.S. 2011 Ecology & Systematic Biology, San Francisco State University
Office: 
HH 243
Specialties: 
Courses: BIOL 101, Human Biology Laboratory; BIOL 150, The World of Plants; BIOL 230, Introductory Biology I; BIOL 240, Introductory Biology II

Peter Ingmire

Lecturer
San Francisco State University
Office: 
HSS 351
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-1994
Jonathan Knight

Jonathan Knight

Lecturer
B.A. 1986 Biology, Oberlin College; Ph.D. 1991 Molecular Biology, UC Berkeley
Office: 
HH 243
Specialties: 
Courses taught: Experiments in Cell and Molecular Biology (BIOL 351), Scientific Proposal Writing (BIOL 716), Bioethics (BIOL 349/849), Introductory Biology (BIOL) 230

Terrye Light

Lecturer
Office: 
HH 128/HH 645
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-2277
Lance Lund

Lance Lund

Lecturer
B.S. 1997 Genetics, UC Davis; M.A. 2005 International Relations, SF State
Office: 
HH 128
Specialties: 
Courses taught: Human Biology (BIOL 100); Microbiology and Public Health Lab (BIOL 211); Human Physiology Lab (BIOL 613)

Christine Manuguid

Lecturer
Office: 
HH 735
Office Phone: 
(415) 405-0391
Heather Murdock

Heather Murdock

Lecturer; Biology 240 Lab Coordinator
B.A. 1992 Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A. 1999 Ecology and Systematics, SF State
Office: 
HH 217
Specialties: 
Courses taught: Human Biology (BIOL 100), Introductory Biology I (BIOL 230), Introductory Biology II (BIOL 240) Laboratory and Nature Study (BIOL 300).
Gloria Nusse

Gloria Nusse

Lecturer
B.F.A. 1978 Witchita State University; M.A. 2010 Anthropology SF State
Specialties: 
Course taught: Anatomy (BIOL 328)
Lisa Offringa

Lisa Offringa

Lecturer
The Graduate Center at CUNY and The New York Botanical Garden
Office: 
Hensill 433
Specialties: 
Medical and nutritional ethnobotany, food plants as medicine, co-evolution of people and plants, global dietary transitions, traditional food ways and culture, plant-based foods and the intestinal microbiota, biocultural diversity and innovative education practices
Jonathan Stern

Jonathan Stern

Adjunct Professor
Texas A & M University
Office: 
Hensill 217
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-6387
Specialties: 
Ecology; Marine Biology; Oceanography; Whales

Leslie Timpe

Lecturer
B.A. 1975 Princeton University, Biology Ph.D., 1982 Harvard University, Neurobiology M.A. 2006, San Francisco State University, Mathematics
Office: 
Science 246
Office Phone: 
415-338-7711
Specialties: 
Biology, Neurobiology, Mathematics

Leslie Tobler

Lecturer
Michael C. Vasey

Michael C. Vasey

Lecturer
San Francisco State University