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Biological Sciences Department
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0401
805-756-2788
biosci@calpoly.edu

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Department Chair

        Office Office Hours
Hillers, Ken Professor khillers 756-1481 33-274 on sabbatical  

Department Office

        Office
Calcagno, Ellen Budget Analyst (on leave)      
Cruz, Jenny Budget Analyst (Interim) jmcruz 756-5241 33-272
Gutierrez, Melanie Administrative Support Coordinator malejand 756-5242 33-273
Reeves, Kristin Administrative Support Coordinator kreeve01 756-7202 33-281
Toon, Patricia Administrative Support Assistant patoon01 756-5241 33-272

Faculty

 

Tenured and Tenure-Track

        Office Office Hours
Adams, Nikki Professor nadams 756-2943 33-371 M by appt   T 9:30-11:00 &  1:00-2:00   
H 10:00-11:00   F 10:10-11:00
Bean, Tim Assistant Professor wtbean 756-2662 33-276 on leave
Black, Michael Professor mblack 756-2894 33-380 M 11:00-12:00  T 4:30-5:30  W 11:00-12:00  H 4:30-5:30  F 2:00-3:00
Blank, Jason Associate Professor jmblank 756-5629 33-377 M 10:10-11:30  T 12:10-1:00   W 10:10-11:30  F 10:10-11:30
Clement, Sandra Associate Professor slclemen 756-2154 33-269 on sabbatical
Davidson, Jean Assistant Professor jdavid06 756-7421 33-267 M by appt  T by appt  W 9:10-11:00  H by appt  F 12:10-2:00
Fidopiastis, Pat Professor pfidopia 756-2883 33-374 on sabbatical
Francis, Clinton Associate Professor cdfranci 756-5358 33-369 T 12:00-1:00 &  by appt  W by appt  F 10:00-11:00
Grossenbacher, Dena Assistant Professor dgrossen 756-2135 33-376 on leave
Hardy, Kristin Associate Professor kmhardy 756-2806 33-264 on sabbatical
Himelblau, Ed Professor ehimelbl 756-2826 33-365 M 2:00-3:00  T 2:00-3:00  W 2:00-3:00  H 2:00-3:00  F 2:00-3:00
Keeling, Elena Professor ekeeling 756-2175 33-271 M 10:00-11:00  T 2:00-3:30  W 10:00-11:00  H 2:00-3:30  F by appt
Knight, Charles Professor knight 756-2989 33-364 T 12:00-3:00  W 2:00-4:00  H 11:00-3:00  
Kolluru, Gita Professor gkolluru 756-2819 33-368 M 2:10-3:00  T 2:10-4:00  H 2:10-4:00  
Lema, Sean Associate Professor slema 756-2802 33-370 M by appt  T 12:30-2:00  W 2:10-3:30  H by appt  F by appt
Liwanag, Heather Assistant Professor hliwanag 756-5202 33-375 on leave
Martinez, Nathaniel Assistant Professor nmarti32 756-2185 33-379 T 1:00-2:00  W 1:00-3:00  
Pasulka, Alexis Assistant Professor apasulka 756-5399 33-265 M 1:10-2:30  W 1:10-2:00  H 9:30-10:30  
Perrine, John Professor jperrine 756-2368 33-275 T 9:30-11:00   W 9:30-10:30   H 12:00-1:30   F by appt
Rajakaruna, Nishi Associate Professor nrajakar 756-2836 33-367 M 4:30-6:30  T 4:30-6:30  W by appt  F by appt
Ritter, Matthew Professor mritter 756-2775 33-373 M 10:10-12:00  W 11:10-12:00, 1:30-2:30  
Ruttenberg, Ben Associate Professor bruttenb 756-2498 33-361 M 2:10-4:00  T by appt  W by appt  H by appt  F by appt
Strand, Christy Professor cstrand 756-2207 33-266 M 2:00-2:30  W 9:30-10:30  H 1:00-2:30  
Taylor, Emily Professor etaylor 756-2616 33-270 M 2:30-4:00  T 9:00-10:00  W 2:30-4:00  H by appt  F by appt
Tomanek, Lars Professor ltomanek 756-2437 33-372 on leave
Villablanca, Francis Professor fvillabl 756-2200 33-268 M 11:30-12:30  W 11:30-12:30  
Vredevoe, Larisa Professor lvredevo 756-7165 33-276 M 12:00-1:00  W 12:00-1:00  F 10:00-11:00
White, Crow Associate Professor cwhite31 756-2950 33-378 on sabbatical
Winstead, Candace Associate Professor cwinstea 756-2899 33-263 M 9:30-11:30  W 9:30-11:30  
Yep, Alejandra Assistant Professor yep 756-5355 33-366 M 10:00-11:00  T by appt  W 9:00-11:00  H by appt  F by appt
Yeung, Marie Professor pmyeung 756-5199 33-362 M 12:30-2:00  T 12:30-2:00  W 3:10-5:00  F by appt
Yost, Jenn Associate Professor jyost 756-5869 33-363 W 10:00-12:00; 1:00-3:00  H by appt  F by appt

Lecturers - Full Time

        Office Office Hours
Bunting, Jamie Lecturer bunting 756-2557 33-383 T  1:00-3:00  W  3:00-4:00  H  12:00-1:00
Jones, Michael Lecturer mjones99 756-2906 33-382 T  1:00-3:00  W  3:00-4:00  H  12:00-1:00

Lecturers - Part Time

        Office Office Hours
Babu, Praveen Lecturer pbabu 756-5376 53-218 T  8:10-9:00  H  8:10-9:00
Debruhl, Heather Lecturer hdebruhl 756-2877 33-257A T  8:10-9:00  H  8:10-9:00
Goschke, Grace Lecturer ggoschke 756-2454 33-278 T  8:10-9:00  H  8:10-9:00
Howes, Amy Lecturer alhowes 756-5376 53-218 M  12:00-1:00  T  11:00-12:00  W  9:00-10:00  H  by appt  F  by appt
Jew, Kara Lecturer kjew none 33-396 M  12:00-1:00  T  11:00-12:00  W  9:00-10:00  H  by appt  F  by appt
Neal, Emily Lecturer erusch none 53-220 M  11:30-12:30  T  10:10-11:00  H  9:30-10:30  
Needles, Lisa Lecturer lneedles 756-2896 53-219 M  12-1:00  T  by appt  W  12:30-1:30  F  by appt
O'Neill, Megan Lecturer mboneill 756-2454 33-278 M  by appt  T  12:00-1:00  W  12:00-1:00  H  12:00-1:00  F  by appt
Pisula, Anneka Lecturer apisula none 180-535 T  11:10-12:00
Polacek, Kelly Lecturer kpolacek 756-2877 52-110 M  3:00-4:00
Resner, Emily Lecturer eresner none 53-210C T  3:30-5:00
Roest, Michele Lecturer mroest none 53-210C M  2:15-3:45  W  2:15-3:45
Ryan, Sean Lecturer spryan 756-2514 53-318 M  2:30-3:30  T  1:30-2:30  H  1:30-2:30  
Trunzo, Juliana Lecturer jtrunzo 756-2836 33-255A T  2:00-3:00  H  2:00-3:00  
VanderKelen, Jennifer Lecturer jvanderk 574-3015 180-535 M  by appt  T  1:45-2:45   W  by appt  H  1:45-2:45  F  by appt

GradUate Teaching Associates

        Office Office Hours
Abelli-Amen, Ella Graduate Student eabellia none 53-318 T  11:00-12:00
Alvarez, Yareli Graduate Student yaalvare none 53-109 M  11:10-12:00  T 2:10-3:00   H 1:10:2:00
Anderson, Kyra Graduate Student kande145 none 53-313 M by appt  T by appt  W 9:00-10:00  H by appt   F 9:30-10:30
Avsharian, Lara Graduate Student lavshari none 53-307 M  4:00-5:00
Bersin, Theresa Graduate Student tbersin 756-2902 33-459 M  9:30-11:30   F  by appt
Borglin, Matthew Graduate Student mborglin none 180-535 M  10:30-11:30   W 12:30-1:30   F  10:30-11:30
Castillo, Crystal Graduate Student ccasti10 none 53-313 H  12:00-3:00
Clatch, Allison Graduate Student aclatch none 53-313 T  9:30-11:30    H  9:30-11:30
Cooper, Cameron Graduate Student ccoope05 none 33-473  
Dotterweich, Megan Graduate Student mdotterw none 33-459 M  1:00-2:00
Excoffier, Paul Graduate Student pexcoffi none 33-355A M 12:00-1:00  T by appt   W 1:00-2:00   H 12:00-1:00   F by appt
Fabela, Frank Graduate Student rfabela none 33-454 MWF  11:00-12:00
Fisher, Ashley Graduate Student afishe08 none 33-255A  
Horn, Kali Graduate Student kmhorn 756-2902 33-459  
Housh, Madeline Graduate Student mhoush   33-459 M  2:00-3:00
Huggins, Michael Graduate Student mthuggins   33-355B T 1:00-2:00   F 1:00-2:00
Ivey, Kathleen Graduate Student knivey 756-2609 33-251 M  1:00-2:00
Johnson, Avalon Graduate Student ajohn138 none 53-307 M  12:00-1:00
Kahn, Elias Graduate Student elkahn none   M  3:00-4:00
Kenny, Reed Graduate Student rekenny 756-2514 53-318 T 10:00-11:00
Michels, Dana Graduate Student demichel none 33-459 T 10:00-12:00
Mulroy, Michael Graduate Student mmulroy   33-262 F  10:30-11:30
Murphy-Deak, Roisin Graduate Student rmurphyd none    
O'Connor, Megan Graduate Student moconn14 none   W 1:00-2:00
Reese, Michael Graduate Student mdreese      
Riordan, Katherine Graduate Student kriord01   33-478 M  by appt  T  11:00-12:00  W  11:10-12:00  H  by appt  F  by appt
Rojas Soto, Maria Graduate Student mrojas08   33-454 M  10:10-11:30  W  9:10-11:00  H  11:10-12:00
Thom, Neele Graduate Student nthom none   M  12:30-1:30
Uyeoka, Alycia Graduate Student auyeoka none 33-453 M  12:00-2:00
Vollhardt, Sydney Graduate Student svolhar none 33-456 M  11:30-12:30
Wardle, Ryan Graduate Student rwardle none    
West, Samantha Graduate Student swest01 none 33-260 W  2:00-4:00

Emeritus

        Office
Keil, David Emeritus Professor dkeil 756-2043 33-352A

Staff

 

Department Technical Staff

        Office
Clendenen, Dave Instrctnl Support Tech II dclenden 756-2712 53-309
Curto, Michael Info Tech Consultant mcurto 756-2714 53-310
Hamrick, Alice Instrctnl Support Tech II
CAB Research Associate
ahamrick 756-2164 53-309
Jacobson, Craig Instrctnl Support Tech II cjacobso 756-7520 33-458
Merriam, John Instrctnl Support Tech III jmmerria 756-7531 33-466
Willey, Gage Instrctnl Support Tech I gwilley 530-632-4615 48-112

College Technical Staff

 

 

CSM Design & Fabrication Facility

        Office
Brewster, Doug CSM Equip Tech III, Electromechanical dbrewste 756-2701 52-D24
Brewster, Rob CSM Equip Tech III, Electromechanical rabrewst 756-2701 52-D24
Dunham, Kevin CSM Equip Tech III, Electromechanical kedunham 756-2701 52-D24

 

Cal Poly Pier

        Office
Felton, Jason CSM Equip Tech II, Cal Poly Pier & Diving Safety Officer jfelton 756-6058 Pier
Moylan, Tom Manager, Cal Poly Pier tmoylan 756-0225 25-216

Grant Project Affiliates

        Office
Castillo, Crystal NSF Fellow ccasti10   53-106
May, Melissa Postdoc, Tomanek Lab mmay09 756-2160 33-317
Pearson, Katelyn Manager, Herbarium
Digitization Project
kdpearso 756-2043 33-352
Phillips, Jennifer Postdoc, Francis Lab jnphilli 756-2896 53-219
Robbins, Ian Senior Research Scientist, Walter Lab (Physics) irobbins 756-0530
471-1042
180-530
Vanderkelen, Jennifer Research Associate, CAB jvanderk 574-3015 180-535
Waltz, Grant Research Associate, Wendt Lab gwaltz 756-2950 53-114  
Wang, Yi-Hui Offshore Energy Postdoctoral ywang59 756-7131 53-106

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