Faculty
Dr. Devi Prasad V. Potluri, Ph.D.Dr. Walid Al-Ghoul, Ph.D.Dr. Anser Azim, Ph.D.
Dr. Devi Prasad V. Potluri, Ph.D. 
Professor of Plant Biology,
Banaras Hindu University 
Office: SCI-262
Phone: 773-995-2199
Email: vpotluri@csu.edu
website: Research
Dr. Walid Al-Ghoul, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology 
Rutgers University 
Office: SCI-290
Phone: 773-995-2421
Email: walghoul@csu.edu
website: Research
Dr. Anser Azim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology 
Central Drug Research Institute 
Office: SCI-293
Phone: 773-995-2440
Email: aazim@csu.edu
website: Research
Dr. Christopher Botanga, Ph.D. Dr. DanielsDr. Noe U. de la Sancha, Ph.D.
Dr. Christopher Botanga, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
University of Virginia

Office:SCI-274
Phone: 773-995-2437
Email:cbotanga@csu.edu
website: Research
Dr. Melvin Daniels, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology 
Northwestern University
Phone: 773-995-3765
Office: 268
Email: mdaniels@csu.edu
website: Research
Dr. Noé U. de la Sancha, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Zoology
Texas Tech University

Phone: 773-995-2423
Office: 294
Email:nde@csu.edu
website: Research
Dr. Mark A. Erhart, Ph.D.Dr. J. Ache Gana, Ph.D.Dr. Rong Lucy He, Ph.D.
Dr. Mark A. Erhart, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Biology
Graduate Advisor 
University of Illinois at Chicago
Office: SCI-282
Phone: 773-995-2432
Email: ma-erhart@csu.edu
website: Research
Dr. Joyce Ache Gana, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Chairperson
South Dakota State University
Office: SCI-288
Phone: 773-995-2183
jgana@csu.edu
website: Research
Dr. Rong Lucy He, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
University of Nevada, Reno 
Office: SCI-264
Phone: 773-995-2201
Email: rhe@csu.edu

website: Research
Dr. Karel Jacobs, Ph.D.Dr. Andrew Maselli, Ph.D.Dr. Kevin Swier, Ph.D.
Dr. Karel Jacobs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
University of California at Davis
Teaching Option Advisor
Office: SCI-266
Phone: 773-995-2338
Email:kjacobs@csu.edu
website: Research
Dr. Andrew Maselli, Ph.D.  
Professor of Biology
University of Georgia
Office: SCI-269
Phone: 773-995-2421
Email: amaselli@csu.edu
website: Research
Dr. Kevin Swier, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology 
University of Chicago
Office: SCI-291
Phone: 773-995-2447
Email: kswier@csu.edu
website: Research
Lecturers
Dr. Chao Yu, Ph.D.  
Dr. Chao Yu, Ph.D University of Chicago Office: SCI 117B
Phone: 773-995-2989
Email: yubaihe@gmail.com
  
Emeritus Faculty
Dr. James R. Rastorfer
Dr. James R. Rastorfer, Ph.D
Professor of Botany
Washington State University
Office: RES-116D
Phone:773-995-2426
Email: jrastorfer@csu.edu
Technical and Support Staff
Ms. Denise PatrickMr. Emmanuel Pratt 
Ms. Denise Patrick Aquaponics Laboratory Specialist Office: Aquaponics Facility 9601 S Cottage Grove
Phone: 773-995-5225
Email: dpatrick915@hotmail.com
Mr. Emmanuel Pratt Director of Aquaponics Facility  Office: Aquaponics Facility 9601 S
Phone: 773-995-5225
Email: nomadder@gmail.com
 
Mr. Byeong Gyu Park, M.S.Dr. Ashraf Ali, M.DMr. Darryl Frazier
Mr. Byeong Gyu Park, M.S. Lab Support Specialist Office: SCI-118
Phone: 773-995-2161
Email:  bpark@csu.edu 
Dr. Ashraf Ali, M.D Fluoresence Activated Cell Sorter Specialist Office: SCI-111A
Phone: 773-995-2031
Email: aali20@csu.edu
Mr. Darryl Frazier Animal Lab Technician Office: SCI-222
Phone: 773-995-2001
Email: dfrazier@csu.edu

Office Staff
Ms. Pamela Sims  
Program Coordinator
Office: SCI-310
Phone: 773-995-2183
Email:psims@csu.edu