Full-Time Biology Faculty

Dr. Amy B. McEuen

Dr. Amy B. McEuen
Program Lead
Professor of Biology

Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Area of Expertise: Ecology

Email:  mceuen.amy@uis.edu
Phone:  (217) 206-7341
Office:  HSB 229

Dr. Samer AbuBakr

Dr. Samer AbuBakr
Assistant Professor of Microbiology

Ph.D.  Microbiology, University of Oklahoma
Area of Expertise:  Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Soil Microbiology

Email: sabub2@uis.edu
Phone:  (217) 206-7339
Office:  HSB 237

Dr. James Bonacum

Dr. James Bonacum
Associate Professor of Biology

Ph.D. Biology, Yale University
Areas of Expertise: Genetics and molecular biology

Email:  bonacum.james@uis.edu
Phone:  (217) 206-6035
Office:  HSB 231

Dr. Hua Chen

Dr. Hua Chen
Professor of Ecology

Ph.D. Forest Ecology, Oregon State University
Areas of Expertise: Terrestrial ecosystem ecology, global change ecology, restoration ecology

Email:  hchen40@uis.edu
Phone:  (217) 206-8339
Office:  HSB 230

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Dr. Noah Reynolds

Dr. Noah Reynolds
Assistant Professor of Biology

Ph.D. Microbiology, Ohio State University
Area of Expertise: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Email:  nmreynol@uis.edu
Phone:  (217) 206-8567
Office:  HSB 226

Dr. Lucia Vazquez

Dr. Lucia Vazquez
Associate Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation
Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Cornell University
Area of Expertise: Plant systematics, molecular evolution, bioinformatics

Email:  lvazq1@uis.edu
Phone:  (217) 206-8112
Office:  PAC 519