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Dr. Stephen F. Baron

Harry G.M. Jopson Chair of Biology, Professor of Biology


Dr. Stephen F. Baron

Office: McKinney 107
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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 roles on campus: Advisor, Alpha Chi

Outside Interests: music, woodworking, gardening, automobile repair