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Dorothy Boorse

Dorothy Boorse

Professor of Biology
Chair, Department of Biology

Dr. Boorse joined Gordon College in 1999, and has worked to bring a greater understanding of the complex interactions among wildlife and the environment to the Gordon Community and the wider world. Her primary research interests are in aquatic community ecology and invasive species. Dorothy also spends a great deal of time studying the integration of faith and science, particularly in the realm of environmental ethics. In the past several years, ... more ➔

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Evangeline Cornwell

Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Cornwell joined Gordon College in 2014.  Her primary research involves understanding molecular signaling pathways leading to airway or gut remodeling in allergic diseases such as inflammatory asthma and eosinophil-driven gastrointestinal disorders.  She was selected to participate in the fellowship program, “Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and the Humanities Part II,” sponsored by SCIO (Scholarship & Christianity ... more ➔

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Greg Keller

Gregory Keller

Professor of Biology

Dr. Keller joined Gordon College in 2007 after teaching for five years at Eastern New Mexico University, where he was an Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology.

Essays written by Keller for a general audience include: "Denizens of the Autumn Air" and "A Sense of Shared (Avian) Presence." ... more ➔

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Craig Story

Craig Story

Professor of Biology
Director, Pre-Health Professions
Director, Pastors and Science Project

My research interests have centered around immunology and molecular biology. In graduate school at Brandeis University, I cloned and studied the transporter protein, called FcRn, that carries IgG antibodies across the human placenta under Dr. Neil E. Simister.

Subsequent to my graduate work, new roles the antibody transporter have been discovered—it extends the serum ... more ➔

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Ming Zheng

Professor of Biology

Dr. Yuanming Zheng joined Gordon College in 2002 with experiences in both academia and industry. His research focuses on plant biotechnology and crop breeding. He uses an immature pollen system he established to study the cellular and developmental events associated with somatic embryogenesis of plant cells. He has published numerous journal papers and book chapters on the subject. His more recent interests include the ethical, legal, social, ... more ➔

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