Biology Department

The Department of Biology offers a broad curriculum that prepares students for graduate, medical, dental, veterinary, and other studies. Biology students have the opportunity to participate in research with departmental faculty, as well as in exchange programs and studies abroad.

See the YouTube video highlighting our department.

Related program: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Roberta C. Challener, Ph.D (email)
Joanne J. Dobbins, Ph.D. (email) (website
Caroline Doyle, Ph.D. (email)
Mary O. Huff, Ph.D. (
email) (website
Mark E. Kaelin, M.S., Instructor (email) (website)
Paul J. Kiser, Ph.D. (email
Anthony J. Lentz, Ph.D. (email) (website
David J. Porta, Ph.D. (email) (website
Gail Ramirez-Icaza, Ph.D., Instructor (email)
David L. Robinson, Ph.D. (email) (website
Steven D. Wilt, Ph.D., Chair (email)
Robert W. Korn, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus (email) (website)

Careers in Biology

Study Abroad

Bellarmine offers a wide variety of study abroad options on 6 continents in over 50 countries and at over 150 partner campuses around the globe.