2017-18 Catalog


Biology, life science, and related courses at Lehigh University are offered in a variety of settings that reflect the various levels of organization in life science and different orientations relating to areas of application. The College of Arts and Sciences offers degree programs in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Earth and Environmental Science, and Molecular Biology. The P. C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science offers a degree program in Bioengineering. Refer to the catalog entries below for complete descriptions.

Major and Minor Programs Catalog Entry
Behavioral Neuroscience (BA or BS) Biological Sciences
Biochemistry Biochemistry (BS only)
Bioengineering (BS only) Bioengineering
Biology (BA or BS) Biological Sciences
Earth and Environmental Science Earth and Environmental Sciences
Molecular Biology (BA or BS) Biological Sciences

Courses related to life science interest can be found under the catalog entries above as well as in other departments, including Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, and Sociology and Anthropology

Professors. Michael J. Behe, PhD (University of Pennsylvania); Lynne U. Cassimeris, PhD (University of North Carolina); David L. Cundall, PhD (University of Arkansas); Matthias M. Falk, PhD (Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg); Wonpil Im, PhD (Cornell University); Mary Kathryn Iovine, PhD (Washington University); Murray Itzkowitz, PhD (University of Maryland); Linda J. Lowe-Krentz, PhD (Northwestern University); Jill E. Schneider, PhD (Wesleyan University); Neal G. Simon, PhD (Rutgers University); Robert V. Skibbens, PhD (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill); Jennifer Swann, PhD (Northwestern University); Vassie C. Ware, PhD (Yale University)

Associate Professors. R. Michael Burger, PhD (University Texas, Austin); Michael R. Kuchka, PhD (Carnegie Mellon University)

Assistant Professors. Daniel Babcock, PhD (University Texas Houston); Julie Haas, PhD (Boston University); Gregory I. Lang, PhD (Harvard University); Michael J. Layden, PhD (University of Oregon); Julie M. Miwa, PhD (Rockefeller University); Amber M. Rice, PhD (University of North Carolina)

Professor Of Practice. Katie M. Hoffman, PhD (University of Montana)

Emeriti. John H. Abel, Jr., SCD (Brown University); Steven Krawiec, PhD (Yale University); John G. Nyby, PhD (University Texas, Austin); Hayden N. Pritchard, PhD (Lehigh University); Jeffrey A. Sands, PhD (The Pennsylvania State University)