Department Details

Department of Basic Sciences

The Department of Basic Sciences is composed of four main areas: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Math, and Physics. Faculty in these areas teach a variety of courses that are in the pre-professional curriculum. These courses provide a foundation for understanding diseases and drug therapies that are studied in the professional curriculum.

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Benjamin Barth

Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry

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314.446.8490
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Evelyn Becker

Professor, Biology

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314.446.8464
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Martha Bhattacharya

Assistant Professor, Biology

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Ehren Bucholtz

Associate Professor, Organic Chemistry

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314.446.8487
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Michel Cloutier

Associate Professor, Microbiology

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314.446.8469
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Marc Dorfman

Adjunct Instructor, Biology

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Dayton Ford

Associate Professor, Biology

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314.446.8463
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Claude Gaebelein

Associate Professor, Biostatistics

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314.446.8482
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Gemma Geslani

Associate Professor, Biochemistry

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314.446.8467
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Chaya Gopalan

Associate Professor, Physiology

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314.446.8475Read Bio
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Lance Hatch

Adjunct Instructor, Physiology

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William Kist

Assistant Professor, Physiology

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314.446.8484
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Theresa Laurent

Associate Professor, Mathematics

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314.446.8478
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Richard McCall

Professor, Physics; Interim Chair, Basic Sciences Department

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314.446.8473
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John Rapko

Instructor, Chemistry

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314.446.8486
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Juan Rodriguez

Associate Professor, Physics

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Nawaporn Sanguantrakun

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

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Suman Sirimulla

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

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Lucia Tranel

Associate Professor, Biology

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314.446.8481
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Katherine Burleson

Administrative Assistant

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Lisa French

Chemistry Lab Materials Manager and Adjunct Instructor

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314.446.8489
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Kamelia Markova

Microbiology Lab Materials Manager & Adjunct Instructor

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314.446.8477
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Sarah Schlereth

Biology Lab Materials Manager and Adjunct Instructor

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314.446.8480Read Bio
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Anthony Wilmes

Biology Laboratory Materials Manager and Adjunct Instructor

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314.446.8190