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Dr. Stephen F. Baron

Professor Biology
Harry G M Jopson Professor of Biology

Biology and Environmental Science

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Office: McKinney Center 107
Office Phone: (540) 828-5616

Education: B.S., M.S. in Biology, University of Dayton; Ph.D., Anaerobic Microbiology, Virginia Tech; Postdoctoral research, Medical College of Virginia: molecular biology of bile acid metabolism by colon bacteria

Teaching Fields: General, environmental, and pathogenic microbiology; molecular biology; human genetics; introductory majors and non-majors biology

Research Interests: Production and biodegradation of polyhydroxyalkanoates (bacterial plastics); biofuels; microbial fuel cells

Other Campus Roles: Advisor, Alpha Chi

Outside Interests/Hobbies: Music, woodworking, gardening, automobile repair