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Division of Biology

Division of Biology
Kansas State University
116 Ackert Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6653 fax


The Division of Biology at Kansas State University is composed of a dynamic group of tenure-track, research, and instructional faculty, as well as a large number of postdoctoral research associates, graduate students, and support staff. All of these individuals are essential to accomplish the Division of Biology’s mission, to generate and disseminate high-quality biological scientific knowledge through teaching, research, service, and outreach. The research, teaching, and service interests of these individuals are diverse, spanning all areas of biological research, teaching and training at the postdoctoral, graduate, and undergraduate levels, as well as service and outreach contributions to the broader scientific community and the public. The Division of Biology is led by a leadership team which includes: Dr. Brian Spooner (Director), Dr. John Blair (Associate Director for Faculty Development), Dr. Carolyn Ferguson (Associate Director), and Dr. Lorena Passarelli (Associate Director for Student Development).  Specific information and contact details for the people in the Division of Biology can be found at their individual websites.