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  • Biology Full Time Faculty

    Dennis Aguirre
    Assistant Profesor 
          718 482-5748
          M221B
      
    Olga Calderon
    Assistant Professor 
          718-482-5749
          M-220A
     
    Sarah E. Durand
    Associate Professor 
          718 482-5743
          M221C
     
    Maria Entezari, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor 
          718 482-6079
          M211
     
    Hany Fam
    Substitute Lecturer 
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          718 482-5078
          M220C
     
    Lucia Fuentes, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor 
          718 482-6084
          M220F
     
    Carol Haspel Ph.D
    Profesor 
          718 482-5744
          M202
     
    Tonya Hendrix
    Assistant Professor 
     
          718 482-5940
          M-220D
     
    Joby Jacob
    Assistant Professor 
     
          718-482-6013
          C-728F
     
    Charles Keller, Ph.D.
    Assistant Profesor 
          718 482-5748
          M-217
     
    Howard Motoike, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor 
          718 482-5322
          M216
     
    Thomas Onorato
    Associate Professor 
          718-482-5763
          M-207
     

    ThomasOnoratoThomas Onorato is an Associate Professor and the Biology Program Directorat LaGuardia Community College. He received his Bachelor of Science inBiology from St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn, NY) in 1999. He earned hisMaster of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Biological Sciencesfrom St. John's University (Queens, NY) in 2001 and 2004, respectively.Dr. Onorato was a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award(F32) Postdoctoral Fellow at the Population Council’s Center for BiomedicalResearch located at The Rockefeller University, NY from 2004-07. He hasserved as a grant reviewer for both the National Science Foundation (NSF)and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS).Furthermore, Dr. Onorato has received multiple American Society for CellBiology Minorities Affairs Committee (ASCB MAC) Linkage Fellow Awards andwas an ASCB MAC Visiting Professor from 2010 to 2012. Dr. Onorato currentlyis a Visiting Scientist in the Wessel Laboratory at Brown University. Hehas published both pedagogical and research articles in the biologicalsciences and presented numerous research posters with students at nationalmeetings. Dr. Onorato's commitment to democratizing undergraduate researchis manifested by his incorporation of authentic research experiences intosuch classes as Fundamentals of Biotechniques and Cell Biology. Hisresearch focuses on reproductive cell biology, marine invertebrate cellculture and microbiomes. He uses echinoderms as his model organism,specifically the sea star, *Patiria miniata* (commonly known as the batstar).





    Cecilia Ortiz
    Assistant Profesor 
     
          718-349-4016
          M-202B
     
    Holly Porter-Morgan
    Associate Professor 
          718 482-6181
          M221D
     
    Preethi Radhakrishnan, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor 
          718 482-5746
          M213
     
    Vidhya Rojanavongse
    Assistant Professor 
          718-349-4009
          M-202B
     
    Randall Saad
    Adjunct 
          718 482-5940
          M204
     
    Benjamin Taylor
    Assistant Professor 
     
          718-482-6191
          C-728D
     
    Ingrid Veras
    Assistant Professor 
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          718-482-6197
          C-728C
     
    Priyantha Wijesinghe, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor 
          718 482-5770
          M221E
     
    Na Xu
    Assistant Professor 
          718-482-6190
          C-728A
     
    Boris Zakharov Ph.D.
    Associate Profesor 
         718 482-6074
         M221F
     


    Chemistry Full Time Faculty

    Burl Yearwood, Ph.D.
    Professor/ Chair Person
          718 482-5755
          M202A
     
    Amit Aggarwal
    Assistant Professor 
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          718-482-6180
          C-728B
     
    Ian Alberts, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor 
          718 482-6183
          M212
     
    Janet Gonzalez
    Assistant Professor 
          718 349-4082
          M-220B
     
    Nalband Hussain, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor 
          718 482-5207
          M-210
     
    Onica LeGendre
    Assistant Professor 
     
          718-482-6100
          C-728E
     
    Kevin Mark
    Assistant Professor 
          718-482-6111
          C-728G
     
    Philippe Mercier
    Assistant Professor 
     
          718 482-5940
          M221B
     
    Dionne A. Miller, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor 
          718 482-5741
          M214
     
    Sunaina Singh
    Assistant Professor 
     
          718-482-5310
          E-263B
     
    Jennifer Vance
    Assistant Professor 
     
          718-482-6179
          E-263A
     


    Physics Full Time Faculty

    James Frost, Ph.D.
    Professor 
          718 349-4046
          E208
     
    Xin Gao
    Assistant Professor 
          718 482-5940
          M221G
     
    Amish Khalfan
    Assistant Professor 
          718 482-5754
          C-728H
     
    Jaime Nieman
    Professor 
          718 482-5754
          E206
     
    Roman Senkov
    Assistant Professor 
     
          718-349-4017
          M-209
     
    Allyson Sheffield
    Assistant Professor 
          718-349-4007
          M-220C
     
    John Toland
    Assistant Professor 
          718 482-6005
          M215
     
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