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
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
Professor, Geochemistry and Environmental Geology
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: 2/22/17