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Because of the accelerating COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing stay-at-home order from the State of Illinois, Knox College has made the decision to teach the entirety of spring term remotely.
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Associate Professor and Chair of Biology
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
B.A., B.S., Minor
Knox College's biology program gives you access to state-of-the-art facilities—and hands-on use of them early in your Knox career—to ensure success in graduate school and careers in biology.
Hunter Biology Wing
Located in Umbeck Science-Mathematics Center, the Hunter Biology Wing is devoted entirely to extensive facilities for biology classes, lab sessions and student and faculty research projects.
Our biology classes all have dedicated laboratory space, meaning students can set up your lab projects and return to them without having to close up shop each time. You'll work with scanning electron microscopes and electron transmission microscopes, possibly as early as your first year at Knox -- an opportunity unrivaled by institutions of Knox's size.
Our special research centers provide students and faculty engaged in research access to state-of-the-art equipment.
Knox students also have hands-on access to:
Green Oaks Field Station
One of the most unique educational resources at Knox is Green Oaks Field Station, a 700-acre preserve located just 18 miles from campus. Learn more about Green Oaks.