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Angela Asirvatham, B.V.Sc.. Ph.D.
Chairperson of the Biology Department & Associate Professor of Biology
E-mail: aasirvat@misericordia.edu
Phone: (570) 674-8002

Education:
Ph.D. - Kent State University, Kent, OH
M.S. - University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
B.V.Sc - Madras Veterinary College, Tamilnadu, India

Courses Taught:
General Physiology, Anatomy and Physiology, Immunology, Endocrinology and Pathophysiology

Research Focus:
Cell Signal Transduction


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Larry Corpus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
E-mail: lcorpus@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570.674.8166

Education:
Ph.D. Entomology ~ Kansas State University
M.S. Entomology ~ Washington State University
M.A. Biology ~ CSU Sacramento
B.A. Biology ~ CSU Sacramento

Courses Taught:
Essential Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Junior Seminar and Field Biology

Research Focus:
Invertebrate Taxonomy and Biology


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Frank DiPino Jr., Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
E-mail: fdipino@misericordia.edu
Phone: (570) 674-6457

Education:
Ph.D. - Molecular Biology, Marquette University
BA - Zoology, State University of New York at Oswego

Courses Taught:
Microbiology, Bacteriology, Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Clinical Genetics, Cell Biology and Developmental Biology

Research Focus:
Molecular and cellular interactions of peripheral neurons and Schwann Cells.


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Barbara McCraith, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor of Biology
E-mail: bmccrait@misericordia.edu
Phone: Phone: (570) 674-6359

Education:
Ph.D. - University of South Carolina
M.S. - Winthrop College
M.S. Ed. - State University of New York at Oneonta
B.S. - LeMoyne College

Courses Taught:
Marine Biology, Evolution and Ecology and Sophomore Seminar

Research Focus:
Bioturbation, salt marsh and esutarine biogeochemistry


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Evelyn Neunteufel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
E-mail: eneunteu@misericordia.edu
Phone: (570) 674-8061

Education:
Ph.D. - Biology, The City University of New York
M.S. - Animal Science, Rutgers State University of New Jersey
B.S. - Biology, St. John's University

Courses Taught:
Essential Biology, Structure and Function, Animal Behavior and Anatomy & Physiology

Research Focus: Animal Behavior


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Anthony Serino, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
E-mail: aserino@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570-674-6259

Education:
Ph.D. - Physiology, Penn State University
M.S. - Biochemistry, University of Scranton
B.S. - Biology, University of Scranton

Courses Taught:
Anatomy and Physiology, Comparative Anatomy, Biological Structure and Function, Histology and Advanced Anatomy

Research Focus:
Physiology and Histology


Director, Pre-professional Program
Director, Clinical Laboratory Science Program
Director, Science Education Enhancement Program (SEEP)

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Cosima Wiese, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
E-mail: cwiese@misericordia.edu
Phone: 570-674-6774

Education:
Ph.D. - Pennsylvania State University
M.Sc. - Pennsylvania State University
B.A. - Biology & German, Bucknell University


Courses Taught:
Essential Biology, Biological Structure and Function, Research, Biological Interactions, Plant Physiology, Environmental Biology and Seminar

Research Focus:
Effects of atmospheric pollution on plant physiology and biochemisty; Investigation of mechanisms of plant