Faculty


Biological Sciences has more than 60 full-time faculty members, as well as more than 20 faculty with joint appointments and 15 visiting or adjunct professors. Among its many distinctions and honors, the Ph.D. program faculty includes two members of the National Academy of Sciences, four members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and 18 holders of endowed chairs and professorships.


Alber, Frank   alber@usc.edu   (213) 740-0778
Amend, Jan   janamend@usc.edu   (213) 740-0652
Aparicio, Oscar   oaparici@usc.edu   (213) 821-1269
Arbib, Michael   arbib@pollux.usc.edu   (213) 740-9220
Arnheim, Norman   arnheim@usc.edu   (213) 740-7675
Arnold, Donald   darnold@usc.edu   (213) 821-1266
Baker, Bob   baker@usc.edu   (213) 740-5565
Bakus, Gerald   bakus@usc.edu   (213) 740-5790
Bancroft, Christa   cbancrof@usc.edu   (213) 740-8352
Baudry, Michel   baudry@usc.edu   (213) 740-9188
Boehm, Christopher   cboehm1@msn.com   (213) 740-0524
Bota, Mihail   mbota@usc.edu   (213) 740-9099
Bottjer, David   dbottjer@usc.edu   (213) 740-6100
Bottjer, Sarah   bottjer@usc.edu   (213) 740-9183
Butler, Samantha   butlersj@usc.edu   (213) 821-1161
Calabrese, Peter   petercal@usc.edu   (213) 740-2434
Callaghan, John   callagha@usc.edu   (213) 740-2971
Capone, Douglas   capone@usc.edu   (213) 740-2772
Caron, David   dcaron@usc.edu   (213) 740-0203
Chen, Liang   liang.chen@usc.edu   (213) 740-2143
Chen, Lin   linchen@usc.edu   (213) 821-4277
Chen, Ting   tingchen@usc.edu   (213) 740-2415
Chen, Xiaojiang   xiaojiac@usc.edu   (213) 740-5487
Chiolo, Irene   chiolo@usc.edu   (213) 821-3163
Cohen, Pinchas    
Curran, Sean   spcurran@usc.edu  
Dean, Matt   matthew.dean@usc.edu   (213) 740-5513
Dickman, Dion   dickman@usc.edu   (213) 740-7533
Donovan, Casey   donovan@usc.edu   (213) 740-2492
Duguay, Linda   duguay@usc.edu   (213) 821-1335
Edmands, Suzanne   sedmands@usc.edu   (213) 740-5548
Edwards, Katrina   kje@usc.edu   (213) 821-4390
Ehrenreich, Ian   ehrenrei@usc.edu   (213) 821-5349
Embler, Emi   eembler@usc.edu   (213) 740-5579
Espinet, Tamara   espinet@usc.edu   (213) 740-2495
Files, Benjamin   bfiles@usc.edu   (213) 740-5579
Finch, Caleb   cefinch@usc.edu   (213) 740-1758
Finkel, Steven   sfinkel@usc.edu   (213) 821-1498
Fitzhugh, Kirk   fitzhugh@usc.edu   (213) 763-3233
Flashner, Henryk   hflashne@usc.edu   (213) 740-0489
Floyd, Gudrun   gbfloyd@usc.edu   (213) 821-1871
Forsburg, Susan L   forsburg@usc.edu   (213) 740-7342
Fraser, Scott    
Fu, Feixue   ffu@usc.edu   (213) 740-3188
Fuhrman, Jed   fuhrman@usc.edu   (213) 740-5757
Ghittoni, Raffaella   rghitton@usc.edu  
Girandola, Bob   girandol@usc.edu   (213) 740-6151
Goodman, Myron   mgoodman@usc.edu   (213) 740-5190
Gracey, Andrew   gracey@usc.edu   (213) 740-2288
Hahn, Joel   joelhahn@usc.edu   (213) 821-1837
Hall, Zach   zhall@usc.edu   (323) 442-1607
Hang, Ricky   rhang@usc.edu   (213) 740-2495
Hart, Juliette   jahart@usc.edu   (213) 740-1937
Hedgecock, Dennis   dhedge@usc.edu   (213) 821-2091
Heidelberg, John   jheidelb@usc.edu   (310) 510-4040
Heidelberg, Karla   kheidelb@usc.edu   (213) 740-0951
Held, Laura   held@usc.edu   (213) 740-2495
Hendler, Gordon     (213) 763-3526
Herrera, Albert   aherrera@usc.edu   (213) 740-9177
Hires, Samuel   shires@usc.edu   (213) 740-5579
Hirsch, Judith   jhirsch@usc.edu   (213) 821-2210
Hutchins, David   dahutch@usc.edu   (213) 740-5616
Iturriaga, Rodolfo    
Jacobson, Myrna   myrnaj@usc.edu   (213) 740-5145
Jandial, Rahul   rj_003@usc.edu   (213) 740-5774
Kanoski, Scott   kanoski@usc.edu   (213) 740-2495
Kay, Steve   dean@dornsife.usc.edu   (213) 740-2531
Khan, Arshad   arshadk@usc.edu   (213) 740-1501
Kiefer, Dale   kiefer@physics.usc.edu   (213) 740-5814
Ko, Chien-Ping   cko@college.usc.edu   (213) 740-9182
Kolb, Erik   ekolb@usc.edu   (213) 740-3369
Levine, Naomi Marcil   n.levine@usc.edu   (213) 821-0745
Li, Wenyuan   wel@usc.edu   (213) 821-3983
Liman, Emily   liman@usc.edu   (213) 821-1454
Lopes, Helaine   lopes@usc.edu   (213) 740-9983
Manahan, Donal   manahan@usc.edu   (213) 740-5793
Marinelli, Roberta   rmarinel@usc.edu   (213) 740-4861
Martin, Joel    
Mathiyakom, Witaya    
McKemy, David   mckemy@usc.edu   (213) 821-5724
McMahon, Andrew   mcmahona@usc.edu   323-442-3056
McNitt-Gray, Jill L   mcnitt@usc.edu   (213) 740-7902
Michael, Matthew   mattm@usc.edu   (213) 740-0553
Michaels, Tony   tony@usc.edu   (213) 740-3689
Moffett, James   jmoffett@usc.edu   (213) 740-5626
Nealson, Kenneth   knealson@wrigley.usc.edu   (213) 821-2271
Nordborg, Magnus   magnus@usc.edu   (213) 821-5349
Nuzhdin, Sergey   snuzhdin@usc.edu   (213) 740-5773
Orcutt, Beth     (213) 821-4390
Petruska, John   petruska@molbio.usc.edu   (213) 740-5189
Pham, Phuong   ppham@usc.edu   (213) 740-5191
Pinaud, Fabien   pinaud@usc.edu   (213) 740-2262
Quick, Michael   mquick@usc.edu   213-740-3551
Ralph, Peter   pralph@usc.edu   (213) 740-2404
Rizk, Oliver   orizk@usc.edu   (213) 740-5774
Rohs, Remo   rohs@usc.edu   (213) 740-0552
Sanudo-Wilhelmy, Sergio   sanudo@usc.edu   (213) 821-1302
Sigurdsen, Trond   sigurdse@usc.edu  
Simerly, Richard   rsimerly@chla.usc.edu   (323) 644-8608
Smith, Andrew   andrewds@usc.edu   (213) 821-4142
Stanford, Craig   stanford@rcf.usc.edu   (213) 740-1918
Stevens, Raymond    
Sullivan, Cornelius W   csulliva@usc.edu   (213) 740-6712
Sun, Fengzhu   fsun@usc.edu   (213) 740-2413
Susskind, Miriam   susskind@usc.edu   (213) 740-5553
Swanson, Larry   lswanson@usc.edu   (213) 740-5892
Sylvan, Jason   jsylvan@usc.edu   (213) 740-1763
Tavare, Simon   stavare@usc.edu   (213) 740-8766
Thompson, Richard   rick.thompson@usc.edu   (213) 740-3166
Tower, John   jtower@usc.edu   (213) 740-5384
Turcotte, Lorraine   turcotte@usc.edu   (213) 740-8527
Vallejo, Alberto   avallejo@usc.edu   (213) 740-3337
Waterman, Michael   msw@usc.edu   (213) 740-2408
Watts, Alan   watts@usc.edu   (213) 740-1497
Webb, Eric   eawebb@usc.edu   (213) 740-7954
Wetzer, Regina   rwetzer@nhm.org   (213) 763-3217
Wu, Xuelin   xuelinwu@usc.edu   (213) 740-2165
Yamashita, Nayuta   nayutaya@usc.edu   (213) 740-1746
Yazejian, Bruce   yazejian@usc.edu   (213) 740-5774
Zhou, Xianghong Jasmine   xjzhou@usc.edu   (213) 740-7055
Ziebis, Wiebke   wziebis@usc.edu   (213) 821-1198

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