Janine M. LeBlanc-Straceski, Ph.D., Director, MS in Biology

Janine M. LeBlanc-Straceski, Ph.D.

Janine teaches biology in the School of Science and Engineering and is the Director of MS in Biology. When’s she not working with students in the lab, she enjoys getting outside to go crabbing or fishing.



Bill McDowell, Assistant Professor, Biology

Bill McDowell

Bill McDowell is Assistant Professor of Biology in the School of Science and Engineering. His research focuses on global change in aquatic ecosystems, often using large datasets. In his free time he enjoys using his passion for data to try to understand things better, including baseball and predicting players’ performance.


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