Emeritus Faculty

Norma Allewell , Professor. Ph.D. Yale University, 1969. Biochemical mechanisms of multisubunit proteins, particularly those involved in nitrogen metabolism.

Rita Colwell, Distinguished University Professor. Ph. D. University of Washington. Research interests focused on global infectious diseases, water, and health. 

Todd J. Cooke, Research Professor and Professor Emeritus. Ph.D. Cornell University, 1979. Structure, development, and evolution of land plants; active engagement pedagogy and multidisciplinary reasoning in introductory biology classes.

Theodor O. Diener, Distinguished University Professor, Emeritus 

Elisabeth Gantt , Emerita and Distinguished University Professor. Ph.D. Northwestern University, 1958. Cell biology: photosynthetic apparatus and accessory pigments; physiology of algae; phylogenetic relationships.

Steven W. Hutcheson, Emeritus Professor. Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1982. Applied microbiology; molecular biology of carbohydrate utilization by marine bacteria; applications of integrating basic metabolism with synthetic biology.

Zhongchi Liu, Professor. Ph.D. Harvard University, 1990. Molecular genetics of flower development in Arabidopsis.

Richard Stewart, Emeritus Professor. Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1984. Microbial physiology molecular biology of bacterial motility; sensory systems in microorganisms.

Heven Sze, Professor Emerita. Ph.D. Purdue University, 1975. Biochemistry and physiology: membrane structure, function, and biogenesis; mechanism and regulation of solute transport; bioenergetics; proton-and calcium-pumping ATPases.

Stephen Wolniak, Professor Emeritus. Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1979. Cell biology: cell motility; mechanisms of chromosome movement during mitosis; signal transduction in the regulation of mitotic progression.