Profiles in "Biology" Expertise Area

  • Dr. Newbern's research is centered on developmental neuroscience. His laboratory studies the biochemical mechanisms that direct the formation of the brain and spinal cord.
  • Dr. Carolyn Compton is an academic pathologist specializing in gastrointestinal disease and is board certified in both anatomic and clinical pathology.
  • Vermaas and his team conduct basic and applied research on cyanobacteria, a group of photosynthetic microbes, using these organisms as a chassis to produce useful compounds (biofuels, green chemicals) from sunlight and CO2.
  • Omar Khdour’s research focuses on the vital role of mitochondrial energy metabolism in human health, wellness, and disease.
  • Seidel joined the ASU faculty in 2000 after completing a master's in biology and teaching high school science and elementary school.
  • Dr. Kingsbury is the director of the STEM Teaching Global Intensive Experience in Costa Rica, and is the faculty advisor for the student organization, the Arizona Global Health Project.