Our courses are taught by 8 full-time and a team of adjunct instructors. The faculty have a unique combination of biological backgrounds and fields of expertise. These talents are brought into the classrooms and laboratories providing unique viewpoints that allow our students an opportunity to learn the many facets of the world of living things. Laboratory classes are prepared and supervises by a team of 4 technicians (Classified Staff). Biology's Technical staff handle the complicated logistics of prepping 6 laboratory classroom and 12 different lab subject areas.
Sudakshina (Shina) Alagia - B.Sc. and B.Ed. - Regional College of Education,
M.S. - Vanivihar/Utkal University, India
Anatomy & Physiology (Course Coordinator) - Physiology
Valentine (Joy) Altamero - MS - Colorado State UniversityBS - Midwestern State University
Anatomy & Physiology.
Selene Miles - B.S. M.S.
Biology, San Diego State UniversityPrinciples of Biology (Course Coordinator)
Steven Miller - B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of ArizonaPh.D. Biology, specialization in Cellular and Developmental Biology, UC San Diego
Michele Perchez - B.S., Cal. State San Bernardino; M.S., UC Riverside.
Microbiology - Course Coordinator
Bonnie Ripley - A.B., Occidental College, Biology ; Ph.D., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution/M.I.T.,
Biological Oceanography, Biostatistics (Course Coordinator), General Biology, Organismal Biology (Course Coordinator)
Allison Shearer - B.S., Biology, University of Kentucky; M.S., Biology, University of California-
Anatomy (Course Coordinator), Anatomy & Physiology
Biology Learning Centers Coordinator