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Judith Thorn

Professor of Biology; Chair of Neuroscience

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

jthorn@​knox.edu

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Meet the Neuroscience Faculty

Judith Thorn Judith Thorn, Chair
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1997

Heather HoffmannHeather Hoffmann
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., State University of New York-Binghamton, 1989
"I am interested in the origins of patterns of sexual attraction and sexual arousal, in other words what turns people on and why."

Esther Penick Esther Penick
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Wayne State University, 2000

Cooperating Faculty from Other Programs

John DooleyJohn Dooley
Professor of Computer Science
M.S.C.S. Syracuse University, 1976; M.E.E., Rice University, 1982
"I think that most really good software gets written in small teams, so that's where I like to look for improvements."

Janet Kirkley Janet Kirkley
Professor of Biochemistry
Ph.D., George Washington University, 1992
"My research program is devoted to investigating factors that control the size and character of the immune response"

James Mountjoy James Mountjoy
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., McGill University, 1994

Jennifer Templeton Jennifer Templeton
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Concordia University, 1993
"The focus of my studies is on learning, memory, and foraging behavior, and involves experimental work in the field and lab."

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