Biological Sciences

https://dornsife.usc.edu/bisc/
biodept@dornsife.usc.edu
AHF 107, MC 0371

Main Phone: 740-2777

Main Fax: 740-8123

Chair
Capone, Douglas
(323) 442-8015
Emeritus Professors
Appleman, M. Michael
Arbib, Michael (Joint with Computer Science)
Baker, Robert
Deonier, Richard
McClure, William
Zimmer, Russel

740-9202
740-9220
740-5565
740-5187
740-9181
740-5781
Professors
Alber, Frank
Amend, Jan (Joint with Earth Science)
Aparicio, Oscar
Arnheim, Norman
Arnold, Donald
Boehm, Chris
Bottjer, David (Joint with Earth Science)
Bottjer, Sarah
Capone, Douglas (Chair)
Caron, David
Chen, Lin
Chen, Xiaojiang
Cohen, Pinchas (Joint with Gerontology)
Davies, Kelvin (Joint with Gerontology)
Donovan, Casey
Edmands, Suzanne
Finch, Caleb (Joint with Gerontology)
Finkel, Steven
Flashner, Henryk (Joint with Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering)
Forsburg, Susan
Fraser, Scott
Fuhrman, Jed
Goodman, Myron
Hall, Zach (Joint with Cell and Neurobiology)
Hedgecock, Dennis
Herrera, Albert (Vice Chair)
Hirsch, Judith
Hutchins, Dave
Kay, Steven
Kiefer, Dale
Ko, Chien-Ping
Kuhn, Peter
Lieber, Michael (Joint with Pathology KSoM)
Liman, Emily
Manahan, Donal
McMahon, Andrew (Joint with Computer Science)
McNitt-Gray, Jill
Moffett, James
Nakano, Aiichiro (Joint with Computer Science)
Nealson, Ken (Joint with Earth Science)
Nuzhdin, Sergey
Petruska, John
Quick, Michael ( Provost)
Roberts, Richard (Joint with Chemistry)
Rohns, Remo
Simerly, Richard (Joint with KSoM)
Stanford, Craig (Joint with Anthropology)
Stevens, Raymond
Sullivan, Cornelius
Sun, Fengzhu
Swanson, Larry
Tower, John
Thompson, Paul (Joint with Keck)
Turcotte, Lorraine
Warshel, Arieh (Joint with Chemistry)
Waterman, Michael
Watts, Alan
Zhou, Xianghong (Jasmine)
Zlakovic, Berislav (Joint with Keck)

740-0778
740-5842
821-1269
740-7675
821-1266
740-0524
740-6100
740-9183
740-2772
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821-1498
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740-5773
740-5190

821-2091
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821-2210
740-5779
740-2531
740-5814
740-9182
821-3980
(323) 865-0568
821-1454
740-5793
(323) 442-3056
740-7902
740-5779
821-2657
821-2271
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740-5189
740-7036
740-2101
821-1302
(323) 644-8608
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740-6709
740-2413
740-5892
740-5384
(323) 442-7246
740-8527
740-4114
740-2408
740-1497
740-7055
323-442-2722
Associate Professors
Callaghan, John
Chen, Liang
Dean, Matthew
Ehrenreich, Ian
Girandola, Robert
Gracey, Andrew
Heidelberg, John
McKemy, David
Michael, Matthew
Qin, Peter (Joint with Chemistry)
Sha, Fei
Smith, Andrew
Thomas, Paul (Joint with Keck)
Webb, Eric
Ziebis, Wiebke

740-2971
740-2143
740-5513
740-5349
740-6151
740-2288
(310) 510-4017
821-5724
740-0553
821-2461
740-5924
740-5557
(323) 442-7975
740-7954
821-1198
Assistant Professors
Boedicker, James (Joint with Physics)
Chaisson, Mark
Chiolo, Irene
Curran, Sean (Joint with Gerontology
Dickman, Dion
El-Naggar, Moh (Joint with Physics)
Haselwandter, Christoph (Joint with Physics)
Hires, S. Andrew
Kanoski, Scott
Katritch, Vsevolod
Kenkel, Carly
Levine, Naomi
Phillips, Carolyn
Pinaud, Fabien
Pratt, Matthew (Joint with Chemistry)
Schier, Lindsey
Valouev, Anton (Joint with Keck)
Wang, Kai (Joint with Keck)
Zhang, Chao (Joint with Chemistry)

740-1104
740-2415
821-3163
740-53547675

740-2394
740-7675
821-1068
821-5762
821-1488
821-0745

740-2465
740-2262
740-3014

(323) 442-7799
(323) 442-3917
740-7040
RTPC (Research, Teaching, Practioner, & Clinical Faculty Affairs) Faculty
Bancroft, Christa = RTPC Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Calabrese, Peter = RTPC Assistant Professor (Research)
Duguay, Linda = RTPC Associate Professor (Research)
Fu, Feixue = RTPC Assistant Professor (Research)
Hanh, Joel = RTPC Assistant Professor (Research)
Heidelberg, Karla = RTPC Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Hicks, James = RTPC Professor (Research)
Li, Wenyuan = RTPC Assistant Professor (Research)
Pham, Phuong = RTPC Assistant Professor (Research)
Rizk, Oliver = RTPC Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Sigurdsen, Trond = RTPC Assistant Professor (Teaching)
Trinh, Le = RTPC Associate Professor (Research)
Yazejian, Bruce = RTPC Assistant Professor (Teaching)
740-2434
740-2434
821-1335
740-3188
821-1837
310-510-4017
821-1481
821-3983
740-5191
740-4862
740-2777

740-2777
Adjunct Faculty
Baudry, Michel
Chen, Ting = RTPC Adjunct Professor (Research)
Chiappe, Luis (Natural History Museum) = RTPC Adjunct Professor
Fitzhugh, Kirk (Natural History Museum) = RTPC Adjunct Professor
Hendler, Gordon (Natural History Museum) = RTPC Adjunct Professor
Iturriaga, Rodolfo = RTPC Adjunct Associate Professor
Jacobson, Myrna = RTPC Adjunct Assistant Professor (Research)
Jones, Burton = RTPC Adjunct Professor
Marinelli, Roberta = RTPC Adjunct Professor
Martin, Joel (Natural History Museum) = RTPC Adjunct Professor
Michaels, Anthony
Orcutt, Beth = RTPC Adjunct Assistant Professor
Tavare, Simon = RTPC Adjunct Professor
Raplh, Peter = RTPC Adjunct Assistant Professor
Wang, Xiaoming, (Natural History Museum) = RTPC Adjunct Professor
Wetzer, Regina (Natural History Museum) = RTPC Adjunct Associate Professor



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Senior Lecturer
Floyd, Gudrum Bara
821-1871
Lecturers
Bogart, Stephanie
Castro, Nancy
Espinet, Tamara
Ghittoni, Raffaella
Hadjidaniel, Michael
Hang, Ricky
Held, Laura
Jaggers, Grayson
Levi, Rafael
Lopes, Helaine
Polidori Francisco, Gioia
Sohm, Jill

821-8340

740-3343
740-8352

740-3343

740-3369

740-2495

740-7977
Academic Program Director
Bazilian, Linda
821-1088
Graduate Programs Manager
Burleson, Douglas
821-4668
Student Services Advisor I
Dela Rosa, Adolfo
821-3164
Dept. Administrative Assistant II
Schwarz, Helga
740-1109
Student Services Coordinator I
Mendoza, Lila
Rinard, Lucy

740-3800
740-3800
Contracts & Grants Administrator
Gonzalez, Yesenia
740-1185
Undergraduate Lab Managers
Bezmalinovic, Gorjana
Chong-Cerrillo, Celeste
Mathews, Airek
Moore, Michael

740-6078
740-6085
740-6079
740-6084
Undergraduate Lab Technicians
Garcia, Ramon
Yerga-Woolwine, Shane
Kolekar, Arunima

821-2577
740-6086
740-7302

Human and Evolutionary Biology
https://dornsife.usc.edu/heb/
heb@dornsife.usc.edu
PED 107, MC 0652
Main Phone: 740-2492
Main Fax: 740-7909

Section Head
Donovan, Casey
740-2492
Instructional Lab Director
Embler, Emi
740-3098
Student Services Advisor
Ames, Laura
Byrd, Courtney

740-2480
740-1804
Administrative Coordinator
Reyes, Elsie
740-2495

Marine Environmental Biology – Administrative
Main Fax: 740-8123

Administrative Coordinator
Bingham, Don
740-5779

Molecular and Computational Biology – Administrative
Main Fax: 740-8631

Administrative Assistant II
Kayaian, Ian
821-0447
Research Administrator
Cajero, Laura
740-2409
Student Services Advisor I
Saenz, Paloma
740-5188
Office Manager
Robinson, Tina
821-9526

Neurobiology – Administrative
Main Fax: 740-6980

Administrative Assistant II
Alarcon, Jessica
740-9176
Office Manager II
Wan, Gloria
740-6091

Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations

Director
Amend, Jan
740-0652
Program Manager
Sylvan, Rosalynn
706-338-4518