109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541
105 Commercial Center Drive
Ruskin, FL 33573
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What could be more fundamental than the study of life itself? Gannon University’s acclaimed biology program is your point of entry to discovering the intricacies of life and the processes that sustain it. Apply your knowledge of the biological sciences
to a rewarding career in education, life sciences or medicine.
Gain real-world knowledge through key biology courses including:
Parasitology and Lab: Study the life cycles, behavior, treatment and control of organisms that live on or in other organisms and depend on their host.
Human Gross Anatomy and Lab: Explore the intricacies of the human body via dissection of human cadavers and the use of a vast collection of anatomical models.
Tropical Marine Biology: Investigate ecological systems such as coral reefs, mangroves, beaches and tidal pools over spring break in the Bahamas.
Our biology program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can:
Mia Krevh Biology
"The program allowed me to
have an undergraduate research
experience since my second year
that has introduced me to various
lab techniques that I wouldn’t
have learned otherwise. Pursuing
research has given me the lab
skills I need to get into graduate
school, where I will pursue a Ph.D.
“My independent study researching the effects of fluorideon oral health was a recent highlight of mine. This gave me the opportunity to look into my future field.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Melanie Gustafson-RopskiAssociate ProfessorProgram Director, Medical LaboDirector
Russell MintonAssociate ProfessorChairperson
Quyen AohAssociate Professor
Prasad DalviAssociate Professor
Christopher DempseyAssociate ProfessorAssociate Director
Renee ForadoriAssistant ProfessorAnatomy & Physiology Lab Coord
Matthew GacuraAssistant Professor
Michelle KunsAssistant ProfessorFreshman Lab Coordinator
He LiuAssociate Professor
Gary VanderlaanAssistant Professor
Tia YoungAssistant Professor
Karen BruceAdjunct Lecturer
Lori ColemanAdjunct Lecturer
Sara HesterAdjunct Lecturer
Christopher JohnsAdjunct Lecturer
Kelly LucoreAdjunct Lecturer
Julie ProkopchakAdjunct Lecturer
John RawaAdjunct Lecturer
Jeanette SchnarsAdjunct Lecturer