Biology

Dr. George Bullerjahn

Professor of biological sciences
Expertise: Environmental microbiology, photosynthesis, infectious disease, bacterial metabolism, biological warfare.
Credentials: Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. Published in several professional publications and has presented to the American Society for Microbiology.
Office Phone: 419-372-8527
Home Phone: 419-353-5831
E-mail: bullerj@bgsu.edu

Dr. Lee A. Meserve

Distinguished Teaching Professor of biological sciences
Expertise: The effects of PCB on thyroid hormones and reproduction; academic performance of BGSU student-athletes.Credentials: Ph.D. from Rutgers University and bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine. Meserve, who also serves as the BGSU faculty athletics representative, has presented to the Endocrine Society, the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, the Society for Neuroscience and the Ohio Academy of Science.

Office Phone: 419-372-8361
Home Phone: 419-353-6025
E-mail: lmeserv@bgsu.edu

Dr. Jeffrey G. Miner

Associate professor of biological sciences
Expertise: Aquatic ecology, invasive species, Lake Erie, water pollution, fisheries.
Credentials: Ph.D. in ecology from Ohio State University; Fulbright Fellow 1991-92.
Office Phone: 419-372-8330
Cell Phone: 419-345-1761
E-mail: jminer@bgsu.edu

Dr. Scott O. Rogers

Professor of biological sciences
Expertise: DNA, ancient DNA, DNA preservation, DNA methods, RNA, introns, microbes in ice (including bacteria, fungi and viruses), influenza, evolution, phylogenetics, glacial melting, viruses that may be released from melting ice, King Midas Tomb in Turkey.
Credentials: Ph.D. in molecular biology from the University of Washington; master’s and bachelor’s degrees in biology from the University of Oregon.
Office Phone: 419-372-8550
E-mail: srogers@bgsu.edu

Dr. Karen Sirum

Assistant professor of biological sciences
Expertise: Biology education, research and development.
Credentials: Ph.D. from Dartmouth Medical School and bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts.
Office Phone: 419-372-3877
E-mail: ksirum@bgsu.edu