Faculty and Staff


Caudle, Carolyn B.,  Associate Professor, Ph.D., Meharry Medical College: Microbiology.

Ejiofor, Anthony O ., Professor, Ph.D., University of Nigeria, Nsukka: Microbiology.

Fentress, Hugh M. , Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Neuroscience.

Gardner-Jones, Carla,  Assistant Professor; Ph.D., Meharry Medical College: Physiology.

Hui, Dafeng,  Professor, M.S. Yangzhou University-China (Biostatistics and Genetics), Ph.D., University of Oklahoma: Ecology.

Isa, Abdallah ,  Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of California Medical Center—San Francisco: Microbiology

Ivy, Michael T. , Professor, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago: Physiology.

Johnson, Terrance L., Professor and Department Chair, Ph.D., University of North Texas: Microbiology.

Martin, Elaine D., Professor, Ph.D., University of Alabama: Secondary Education – Biology.

McAdory, Brenda S., Associate Professor, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University: Cell Biology.

Myles, Jr., E. Lewis,  Professor, Ph.D., University of Arizona: Genetics.

Quick, Quincy A.  Associate Professor, Ph.D. New Mexico State University. Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Neuroscience.

Robinson, Jr., John T.,   Professor, Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Biology: Cell/Developmental

Tiriveedhi, Venkataswarup , Assistant Professor, M.D., Osmania Medical College, India; Ph.D., The University of Southern Mississippi: Biochemistry.

Wang, Xiaofei,   Professor, M.S., Sichuan University, Ph.D., The University of Hong Kong.

Washington, Jr., Benny,   Professor, Ph.D., Atlanta University: Biology.

Young-Seigler, Artenzia C.,   Associate Professor, Ph.D., Meharry Medical College: Physiology.




Gardner, Melanie,  Administrative Assistant III. B.S., Austin Peay State University, Business Education.

McDonald, Edna,  Administrative Assistant II, Bill Pinkson Institute, Computer Application Specialist-Certification.; ULMT Inc., Computer Technology Certification.

Quarles, Bryan,   Research Associate. B.A., Fisk University

Smith, William Brad,  Research Assistant. B.S. Belmont University.

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Dr. Terrance L. Johnson
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Department of Biological Sciences
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