Faculty | Visiting Scholars | Staff

Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate Faculty
Sandra M. Banks Sandra M. Banks
Lecturer, Chemistry
NSB 118
510.430.3133, smbanks@mills.edu
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 2:15-2:30, Tuesday 10:30-12:00, and by appointment

Professional Interests: Chemical education, organic chemistry-spectroscopy and organic chemistry reaction mechanisms
Barbara Bowman
Associate Professor, Biology
NSB 124
510.430.2297, bowmanb@mills.edu
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 2:30-3:30, and by appointment

Professional Interests: Molecular phylogenetics, cell biology of yeast
John S. Brabson John S. Brabson
Professor, Chemistry
Scheffler Pre-Health Science Chair
Program Head of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Program Hed of Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical
NSB 128
510.430.2203, johnb@mills.edu
Office Hours: Monday 10:00-11:00, Tuesday 1:00-2:00, Friday 11:00-12:00

Professional Interests: Antifungal compounds and their modes of action, sphingolipid metabolism in Pichia ciferrii
Kristina Faul Kristina Faul
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Rhoda Goldman Professorship in Environmental Science
NSB 119
510.430.2202, kfaul@mills.edu
Office Hours: Monday 9:00-10:00, Wednesday 11:00-12:00, Friday 12:00-1:00

Professional Interests: Oceanography, climate change, the chemistry of past oceans, paleoceanography
David Keeports David Keeports
Professor, Chemistry and Physics 
Gibbons-Young Chair for the Advancement of Science
Department Head of Chemistry and Physics, Fall
NSB 125
510.430.2162, dave@mills.edu
Office Hours: Monday 12:00-1:00, Tuesday 2:00-3:30, Wednesday 1:00-2:15

Professional Interests: Molecular spectroscopy, physics and chemistry education, software development
Lisa Urry Lisa Urry
Professor, Biology
Department Head of Biology
Program Head of Environmental Science, Spring
NSB 123
510.430.2026, lurry@mills.edu
Office Hours: Monday 2:30-3:30, Tuesday 8:30-9:30, and by appointment

Professional Interests: Developmental biology of sea urchin embryos and larvae, cell-cell and cell-extracellular matrix interactions, science education/pedagogy

Visiting Scholars

Elaine Tan
Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology
NSB 181, 510.430.2158, etan@mills.edu
Office Hours: Thursday 12:00-1:00 and Friday 1:30-2:30 in NSB 181
Professional Interests: Anatomy and functional circuitry of the brain, particularly with regard to the processing of sensory information

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Jo Scullion, Chemistry & Physics
Post Bac-Pre Med Program Coordinator 
NSB 111, 510.430.2317, jscullio@mills.edu

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Last Updated: 6/30/14