Biology Faculty

Fisher faculty are dedicated, highly credentialed professionals who consistently make the advancement of scholarship in their respective fields a top priority.

Associate Professor and Chair, Biology Department
Areas of Interest: Motile flagellar assembly
Office:ISHS 207
Phone:(585) 899-3819
Noveera Ahmed
Associate Professor and Program Director, Sustainability
Areas of Interest: Biomechanics of aquatic organisms; ecology of life in moving water; sustainability
Office:ISHS 214
Phone:(585) 899-3732
Michael Boller
Associate Professor
Office:ISHS 213
Phone:(585) 385-5299
Kaitlin Bonner
Anatomy & Physiology Lab Coordinator
Office:SKALNY 222
Phone:(585) 385-8098
Sarah Casper
Areas of Interest: Intersection of animal behavior, ecology, and physiology of a variety of bird species
Office:ISHS 215
Phone:(585) 385-7268
Greg Cunningham
Assistant Professor
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Professions Advisor
Areas of Interest: Effects of handheld electronic devices on resting head posture and cervical spine muscle activity
Office:ISHS 213
Phone:(585) 385-8383
Jonathan Falanga
Areas of Interest: Cell to Cell communication: Endocrinology, Pharmacology, and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
Office:ISHS 205
Phone:(585) 385-7289
Edward Freeman
Lab Manager
Office:ISHS 223
Phone:(585) 385-8122
Jennifer Gantress-Green
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Bioremediation of lead-contaminated soil; plant-microbe interactions
Office:ISHS 208
Phone:(585) 899-3736
Maryann Herman
Assistant Professor
Office:ISHS 211
Phone:(585) 385-7394
Andrew Hoffman
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Molecular, cellular, and genetic analysis of development; neuronal function and behavior
Office:Skalny A235C
Phone:(585) 385-8153
Daryl Hurd
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Virus host interactions; Influenza virus polymerase function and bacteriophage isolation and characterization
Office:ISHS 204
Phone:(585) 385-7335
Jonelle Mattiacio
Assistant Professor
Office:Skalny A235B
Phone:(585) 385-7271
Jonathan Millen
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Infectious disease, diagnostics, science communication
Office:Skalny 215
Phone:(585) 385-7276
Siti Khayriyyah Mohd Hanafiah
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Hematopoiesis, developmental biology, cell signaling, genetics, CRISPR/Cas9, big data and modeling
Office:ISHS 206
Phone:(585) 899-3795
Zachary Murphy
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Microfluidics, nanoparticles, 3D bioprinting, and remote sensing of microbial populations.
Office:ISHS 202
Phone:(585) 899-3881
Fernando Ontiveros-Llamas
Assistant Provost, Office of Sponsored Programs; Director, Center for Student Research and Creative Work
Areas of Interest: Microbial pathogenesis, first-year student success, and student success through research
Office:Kearney 321
Phone:(585) 899-3802
Kristin Picardo
Visiting Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Effects of stress in adolescence on development of the amygdala and exploratory behavior in rats
Office:Skalny A237C
Phone:(585) 385-7273
Michelle Saul
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Skeletal muscle hypertrophy and atrophy; exercise and nutrition impact on disease
Office:ISHS 212
Phone:(585) 385-5257
Kathy Savage