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Faculty & Staff

Douglas Brusich

Douglas Brusich

Assistant Professor
LS

Education 

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Penny Maletzke

Penny Maletzke

Athletic Dir.-Rec Specialist- IAS

William Gear

William Gear

Asst Professor & Program Dir
LS 407

Michael Hencheck

Michael Hencheck

Associate Professor
LS 402

Advising

Human Biology (General), Physics.

Research Interests

My research has focused on two areas. The first attempts to measure the reaction probability for the interactions of short-lived nuclear species that may have been significant in the synthesis of nuclei heavier than helium during the early stages of the formation of the universe and in the... Read more »

Georgette Heyrman

Georgette Heyrman

Assistant Professor
LS 462

Research

My research focuses on ovarian cancer, the most deadly gynecologic cancer. I am currently working on 2 projects: 
     1) Understanding the role of steroid hormone signaling in controlling gene expression in ovarian cancer, and
     2) Identifying novel therapeutic targets for treating ovarian cancer... Read more »

Carly Kibbe

Carly Kibbe

Assistant Professor
LS 405

Carly Kibbe is an Assistant Professor in the Human Biology and Biology programs at UW-Green Bay. She teaches Principles of Biology, Cell Biology, Reproductive Biology, Endocrinology, and First-Year Seminar. Carly received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from UW-La Crosse and her Ph.D. in Endocrinology & Reproductive Physiology from UW-Madison. Her research... Read more »

James Marker

James Marker

Associate Professor
LS 449

Research Interests

My primary research interest relates to the role of hormones in the cardiovascular and metabolic response to exercise. I’ve studied the role of adrenaline etc. in regulating blood glucose during exercise.

Other Interests

Sports (tennis and triathlons); Travel, Camping/canoeing, Music Theater, Perform in a Folk... Read more »

Heather Masters

Heather Masters

Dietetic Internship Director
LS 457

Heather Masters, MS, RDN, CD completed her Masters Degree in Dietetics, and Dietetic Internship at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL with an emphasis in community nutrition and health promotion. She obtained her Bachelors of Science Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Heather previously practiced in the outpatient clinical setting at... Read more »

Daniel Meinhardt

Daniel Meinhardt

Associate Professor
MAC 218E

Dr. Meinhardt teaches courses in human anatomy and physiology, comparative vertebrate anatomy, and evolutionary biology. Trained as an evolutionary anatomist, Dr. Meinhardt’s early research focused on miniaturization in frogs and some philosophical questions in evolutionary biology (e.g., Are species real?). Recently, he turned attention to the development of human reproductive anatomy,... Read more »

Brian Merkel

Brian Merkel

Associate Professor
LS 409

Advising

Human Biology (Health Science & General), Biology (Cell, Immunology, Microbiology), Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dental, Pre-Veterinary.

Research Interests

My work has focused on the effects of environmental toxicants on immune function. I have had graduate students and undergraduate students explore these effects in cell, animal and human models. The... Read more »

Paul Mueller

Paul Mueller

Assistant Professor
LS 452

Research Interests

I am interested in elucidating the regulatory pathways that control eukaryotic cell proliferation, particularly in relation to embryogenesis and development. Current projects include: 1) understanding why and how the cells of the paraxial mesoderm stop dividing during convergent extension and somitogenesis, 2) the development of an in vivo system to search for G2... Read more »

Amanda Nelson

Amanda Nelson

Associate Dean
ES 317E

Associate Dean/Associate Professor
ES 317E
(920) 465-2197
nelsona@uwgb.edu
 
Education:  B.A., Buena Vista University; M.S., Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
In addition to her role as one of the associate deans in the College of Science, Engineering and... Read more »

Debra Pearson

Debra Pearson

Associate Professor
LS 447

Research Interests

Research interests include the study of the effect of growing conditions on the composition of foods.

Education

Ph.D. University of California -Davis

Uwe Pott

Uwe Pott

Associate Professor
LS 453

Research Interests

My primary research interest focuses on the use of dietary phytochemicals as a means to suppress breast cancer cell proliferation.

Education

Ph.D. University of Zurich

Sara Wagner

Sara Wagner

Advising

Human Biology (Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics).

Education

MS University of Alabama

Le Zhu

Le Zhu

Associate Professor
LS 450

Advising

Human Biology (Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics & General).

Research Interests

My research revolves around iron. More specifically, I am interested in understanding mechanisms involved in the interaction of iron and ingredients in the food matrix that might decrease iron bioavailability (the absorption and utilization of iron in the body),... Read more »

Mark Damie

Mark Damie

Laboratory Mgr I
LS 204F