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Biology

Faculty and Staff

Faculty
Patrice Boily, PhD
Professor
Animal Physiology
• Schedule S20
• E-mail
• 203-837-8569
• SB Room 243
Neeta Connally, PhD, MSPH
Associate Professor  Medical Entomology, Epidemiology
• Homepage                      E-mail
• 203-837-8749
• SB Room 140
Joshua Cordeira, PhD
Assistant Professor
Neuroscience
Homepage
E-mail
• 203-837-8940
• SB Room 238
Kristin Giamanco, PhD
Assistant Professor
Cell Biology
 E-mail
• 203-837-8968
• SB Room 205
Michelle Monette, PhD
Assistant Professor
Physiology
E-mail
• 203-837-9894
• SB Room 141
C. Thomas Philbrick, PhD
Professor
Plant Systematics
E-mail
• 203-837-8773
• SB Room 146
Theodora Pinou, PhD
Professor                      Dept. Chair.                  Herpetology, Snake Systematics
• Homepage
 E-mail
• 203-837-8793
• SB Room 242
Hannah Reynolds, PhD
Assistant Professor
Microbiology, Mycology
Homepage
E-mail
• 203-837-8796
• SB Room 213
Stephen “Mitch” Wagener, PhD
Professor
Invertebrate Zoology, Soil Ecology
• Homepage
E-mail
• 203-837-8790
• SB Room 145
Edwin Wong, PhD*
Associate Professor
Molecular biology
• Homepage
• E-mail
• 203-837-9403
• SB Room 212*on Sabbatical Leave Spring 2020
Emeriti & Adjunct Faculty
Frank Dye, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Cell Biology
* Homepage
• E-mail
• 203-837-8798
• SB Room 201
Ruth Gyure, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Microbiology
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Richard Halliburton, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Genetics
• E-mail 
Jean Kreizinger, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Plant Physiology
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Howard Russock, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Animal behavior
• E-mail
• 203-837-8798
• SB Room 201
Elizabeth Fedorko, DVM                              Adjunct Professor
Dunbarton Equine
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Ghada Salah Hafez, PhD 
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Debbi Johnson, MA
• Schedule S20

• E-mail 
• 203-837-3212
• SB Room 236
Rayda Krell, PhD
Adjunct Professor            • E-mail
Pano Koukopoulos, MA  Adjunct Professor Environmental Health & Safety
• E-mail 
• 203-837-9352
• UH Room 002
Sharon Lynch, PhD  Adjunct Professor
Naugatuck Valley Community College

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Ashley Mackay, DVM. Adjunct Professor
Aspetuck Animal Hospital
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Larry Marsicano, MS. Adjunct Professor
Aquatic Ecosystem Research LLC

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Lisa Mazinski             Adjunct Professor            • E-mail Michael Murphy, DC. Adjunct Professor
Murphy Family Chiropractic
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Akalushi Muthukumarana, MS. Adjunct Professor
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Paul Nitti, MD               Adjunct Professor            
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Carlos Santibanez-Lopez, PhD

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Tara Stevenson, PhD  Adjunct Professor

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Chris Tait, MA        Adjunct Professor   
Ridgefield High School
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Staff
Kara Swenson
Department Secretary
• E-mail 
• 203-837-8791
• SB Room 220
Pamela Veach, MS
Department Lab Manager
• E-mail 
• 203-837-8772
• SB Room 138
Erin Taylor
University Assistant
• E-mail 
• SB Room 236
Vicki Hornbostel, MS
Research Assistant (Connally lab).          • E-mail 
• 203-837-8704
• SB Room 139