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Dr. Stephen F. Baron

Dr. Stephen Barron

Professor of Biology

  • Harry G M Jopson Professor of Biology
  • Advisor, Alpha Chi

Department: Biology and Environmental Science

Contact information

Education and certifications

  • 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 areas and specializations

  • Production and biodegradation of polyhydroxyalkanoates (bacterial plastics); biofuels; microbial fuel cells

Personal interests

  • Music, woodworking, gardening, automobile repair