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Veronica-SegarraDr. Veronica A. Segarra- vsegarra@highpoint.edu
Interim Chair of Biology
PhD Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University
BS Biochemistry, University of Miami
Assistant Professor of Biology
WSNS 313
(336) 841-9507
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
Director of Neuroscience Program, Assistant Professor of Biology
WSNS 321
(336) 841-9509
Research Interests
Heather-Ahrens-801x1024Dr. Heather Ahrens- hahrens@highpoint.edu
PhD Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University
MS Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin
BS Biology, Virginia Tech
Assistant Professor of Biology
WSNS 449
(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
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
WSNS 317
(336) 841-9394
Dinene CraterDr. Dinene Crater- dcrater@highpoint.edu
PhD Microbiology and Immunology, Wake Forest University
BS Biology, Wingate University
Professor of Biology
WSNS 419
(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
WSNS 444
(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
WSNS 325
(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
Associate Professor of Biology
WSNS 311
(336) 841-4656
Research Interests
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
WSNS 414
(336) 841-4534
Jackson-Sparks-150x150Dr. Jackson Sparks- jsparks@highpoint.edu
PhD University of South Carolina
BS Duke University
Assistant Professor of Biology
WSNS 351
(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
WSNS 318
(336) 841-9522
Research Interests
Cynthia-VigueiraDr. Cynthia Vigueira- cvigueir@highpoint.edu
PhD Genetics, Clemson University
BS Biology, Webster University
Associate Professor of Biology
WSNS 442
(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
WSNS 445
(336) 841-4603
Research Interests
Mrs. Rebecca Smoak - rsmoak@highpoint.edu
Administrative Assistant
WSNS 345
(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
WSNS 410
(336) 841-9533

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