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Department of

Biological Sciences

Advisors

Natural Sciences Advising Center (NSAC), Sequoia 238

All Pre-major advising is done at NSAC.

NSAC is designed to help any student with questions that are not related to careers or post-graduate/professional school. If you have a question about GE or department requirements, NSAC is the best place to start. 

If you have matriculated to the major (are no longer a pre-major) then you can also contact an advisor below (organized by area of advising specialty). For additional Faculty contact information

General Biology (BA and BS)
Rosalee Carter
Ron Coleman
Shannon Datwyler
Nicholas Ewing

Minor (BA)
Christine Kirvan
Jamie Kneitel

Pre-Teacher, Multiple (K-8) or Single (8-12) Subject
Kelly McDonald
Adam Rechs

General Education (GE)
Jennifer Lundmark

Biological Conservation
Bill Avery
Jim Baxter
Ron Coleman
Shannon Datwyler
Jamie Kneitel

Ecology, Evolution , and Behavior
Ron Coleman
Brett Holland
Jamie Kneitel

Moss Landing Marine Laboratory
Bill Avery
Ron Coleman

Clinical Lab Sciences
Rob Crawford  H211D 278-6360
Susanne Lindgren
Christine Kirvan
Rose Leigh Vines

Microbiology and Public Health
Rob Crawford  H211D 278-6360
Robert Metcalf
Christine Kirvan

Molecular Biology (BS)
Ruth Ballard
Nicholas Ewing
Thomas Landerholm
Kelly McDonald
Kimberly Mulligan
Hao Nguyen
Tom Peavy

Forensic Biology (BS)
Ruth Ballard
Andrew Reams

Undergraduate Research Advisors
Ron Coleman
Nicholas Ewing
Jamie Kneitel
Thomas Landerholm

Preparation for Graduate Study
Jim Baxter
Ron Coleman
Shannon Datwyler
Nicholas Ewing
Brett Holland
Jamie Kneitel
Thomas Landerholm
Tom Peavy
Adam Rechs

Pre-med, dentistry, veterinary and osteopathy
Rosalee Carter
Brett Holland

Rob Crawford  H211D 278-6360
Jennifer Lundmark
Hao Nguyen
Adam Rechs

Pre-Pharmacy
Hao Nguyen

Pre-veterinary
Hao Nguyen
Ron Coleman
Jimmy Pitzer (beginning Fall 2015)

Special Problems
Ruth Ballard