Education: PhD, Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, 1988
MS, Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, 1986
B.Sc. Microbial and Cellular Biology, University of Calgary, 1978
Department: Science & Mathematics
Office: Sanders 101
My scholarly work is currently in editing of textbooks for Immunology and Genetics. I also teach the Microbiology, Developmental Biology and Biochemistry courses. I enjoy studying Human Genetics. My affiliations with the regional medical centers is excellent. My doctoral research centered on the enzyme mechanisms of DNA repair.
I developed the courses in Immunology and Parasitology. I also teach courses in Biochemistry, Developmental Biology, Microbiology and Genetics.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Univesity of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL
I’ve corrected the Advance Placement exams in Biology for 20 years. I am often called upon to edit textbooks, about 2 per year.
I serve on the Board of Directors of Peoria Hebrew Day School and Jewish Federation of Peoria.
I enjoy the opportunity to teach, advise and get to know my students in small classes. I am diligent in helping them pursue their academic dreams especially towards graduate and professional school.
I enjoy vegetable gardening.