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BenU Faculty since 2020

Ph.D. Development, Regeneration, and Stem Cell Biology, University of Chicago 2019
M.S. Developmental Biology, University of Chicago 2019
B.S. Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University 2013

Courses Taught:
BIOL1198-Principles of Biology; BIOL1199-Principles of Biology Lab; BIOL2250-Genetics

Research Area:
Omics, Bioinformatics, Genetics, and Student Motivation in Biology

Current Projects:

  1. Analysis of transcriptomes from human blood to determine mechanisms for malaria virulence
  2. Analysis of miRNAs from glioma tumor biopsies to determine prognosis criteria for recurrence
  3. Development of complex student profiles in association with motivation factors in college biology classes

Lindsey Mao, Ph.D.

Birck 335 |  630-829-6586


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William R. Law, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Phone: (630) 829-6187
Fax: (630) 829-6186

Dean's Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Dean's Office Location:
Birck Hall Room 119