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Angela-BauerDr. Angela Bauer- abauer@highpoint.edu
PhD Neuroscience, Northwestern University
BA Psychology/Neuroscience, Lawrence University
Professor and Chair of Biology
Congdon 214
(336) 841-9501
Research Interests
Kristin-Ackerman-860x1024Dr. Kristin Ackerman- kackerma@highpoint.edu
PhD Integrated Biomedical Sciences and Neuroscience, The Ohio State University
BS Biology, Ohio Northern University
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 237A
(336) 841-9509
Research Interests
Heather-Ahrens-801x1024Heather Ahrens- hahrens@highpoint.edu
MS Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin
BS Biology, Virginia Tech
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 219
(336) 841-9282
Research Interests
vernon-coffield-large1Dr. Neil Coffield- vcoffiel@highpoint.edu
PhD Genetics and Molecular Biology, UNC Chapel Hill
BS Biology, UNC Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 212
(336) 841-9394
Sandra-CookeDr. Sandra Cooke- scooke@highpoint.edu
PhD Earth and Environmental Science, Lehigh University
BA Zoology and Environmental Studies, Ohio Wesleyan University
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 251
(336) 841-9536
Research Interests
Dinene CraterDr. Dinene Crater- dcrater@highpoint.edu
PhD Microbiology and Immunology, Wake Forest University
BS Biology, Wingate University
Professor of Biology
Congdon 248
(336) 841-4602
Christian-George-976x1024Dr. Christian O. George- cgeorge@highpoint.edu
PhD Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
MS Geological Sciences, University of Florida
BA Geosciences, Franklin & Marshall College
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 362
(336) 841-9654
Research Interests
Michael-Grider-804x1024Dr. Michael Grider- mgrider@highpoint.edu
PhD Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
BS Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California – Davis
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 213
(336) 841-9179
Research Interests
Nicole-Hughes-2Dr. Niky Hughes- nhughes@highpoint.edu
PhD Plant Physiological Ecology, Wake Forest University
MS Biology, Appalachian State University
BS Biology and Education, Stetson University
Assistant Professor of Biology
Director of Environmental Studies

Congdon 136
(336) 841-4656
Research Interests
Todd-Lyda-e1475154920627-150x150Dr. Todd Lyda- tlyda@highpoint.edu
PhD Genetics, Clemson University
BS Biology, Erskine College
Instructor of Biology
Congdon 141
(336) 841-9787
ksappDr. Kelli Sapp- ksapp@highpoint.edu
PhD Biology, University of New Mexico
MS Biology, Wake Forest University
BS Biology, Methodist College
Associate Professor of Biology
Congdon 249
(336) 841-4534
Veronica-SegarraDr. Veronica A. Segarra- vsegarra@highpoint.edu
PhD Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University
BS Biochemistry, University of Miami
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 237B
(336) 841-9507
Research Interests
Dr. Chuck Smith- csmith@highpoint.edu
PhD Biology, UNC Chapel Hill
MS Biology, University of Kentucky
BS Zoology, University of Kentucky
Associate Professor of Biology
Congdon 250
(336) 841-9256
Jackson-Sparks-150x150Dr. Jackson Sparks- jsparks@highpoint.edu
PhD University of South Carolina
BS Duke University
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 218A
(336) 841-9253
Research Interests
Y.-Kevin-Suh-150x150Dr. Y. Kevin Suh- ksuh@highpoint.edu
PhD Florida State University
BS Chonbuk University, Korea
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 218B
(336) 841-9522
Research Interests
Cynthia-VigueiraDr. Cynthia Vigueira- cvigueir@highpoint.edu
PhD Genetics, Clemson University
BS Biology, Webster University
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 210
(336) 841-9618
Research Interests
Patrick-VigueiraDr. Patrick Vigueira- pvigueir@highpoint.edu
PhD Biology, Clemson University
BS Biology, University of Southern Mississippi
Assistant Professor of Biology
Congdon 211
(336) 841-4603
Research Interests
Brett WoodsDr. Brett Woods- bwoods@highpoint.edu
PhD Biology, University of Kansas
BS Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Associate Professor of Biology
Congdon 217
Rebecca Smoak - rsmoak@highpoint.edu
Administrative Assistant
Congdon 235
(336) 841-9402
Luke-DixonMr. Luke Dixon- ldixon@highpoint.edu
BS Biology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
BA Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Lab Manager and Safety Officer
Congdon 239
(336) 841-9533
Candace Hudak- chudak@highpoint.edu
BS Biology, LeTourneau University
Lab Manager and Safety Officer
Congdon 239
(336) 841-9751

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