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Contact the Department of Biology

The Department of Biology is located in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Center at 33rd and Chestnut Streets. For faculty specific information, please view the directory.


Main Office

123 Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
3245 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215.895.2624
Fax: 215.895.1273
biology@drexel.edu


Department Leadership

John

John Bethea, PhD
Department Head, Professor
Phone: 215.895.2624 | Office: PISB 123.04
Email: jrb445@drexel.edu

Laura E. Duwel, PhD

Laura Duwel, PhD
Assistant Department Head, Teaching Professor
Phone: 215.895.2636 | Office: PISB 219
Email: l.duwel@drexel.edu

Elias Spiliotis, PhD, Director of the Biology Graduate Program, Director of the Cell Imaging Center, Associate Professor, Department of Biology

Elias Spiliotis, PhD
Director of the Biology Graduate Program, Director of the Cell Imaging Center, Associate Professor
Phone: 215.571.3552 | Office: PISB 423
Email: ets33@drexel.edu

Administration

Dimitros Angelis

Dimitrios Angelis
Lab Technician
Phone: 215.895.1932 | Lab: 58-401 F2
Email: da493@drexel.edu

Von Briggs

Von Briggs
IT Support / Web Developer
Phone: 215.895.2170 | Office: PISB Suite 221
Email: vcb22@drexel.edu

Jenell Black

Jenell Black
Assistant Director of Teaching Laboratories
Phone: 215.895.2634 | Office: PISB 121
Email: jb497@drexel.edu

Ritu Dalia

Ritu Dalia
Assistant Director of Teaching Laboratories
Phone: 215.571.4484 | Office: PISB 121
Email: rrd62@drexel.edu

Grace Holliday

Grace Holliday
Lab Technician
Phone: 215.895.2634 | Office: PISB 205.02
Email: gah48@drexel.edu

Brenda Jones

Brenda Jones
Department Administrator
Phone: 215.895.2788 | Office: PISB 123.03
Email: joneswbg@drexel.edu

Karlye Jowers

Karlye Jowers
Lab Technician
Phone: 215.895.6902 | Office: PISB 205
Email: kaj78@drexel.edu

Sylvain Le Marchand

Sylvain Le Marchand, PhD
Assistant Director of the Cell Imaging Center
Phone: 215.571.4053
Office: PISB B401-N2
Email: sjl99@drexel.edu

Matthew McDonald

Matthew McDonald
Director of Laboratory Services
Phone: 215.895.1457 | Office: PISB 205.01
Email: mtm35@drexel.edu

Kathleen Pelusi

Kathleen Pelusi
Program Manager (Graduate Adviser)
Phone: 215.895.6374 | Office: PISB 123.05
Email: kp475@drexel.edu

Jully Sadadiwala

Jully Sadadiwala
Lab Technician
Phone: 215.895.6902 | Office: PISB 205
Email: js3573@drexel.edu

Kate Shepard

Katherine Shepard
Research Technician
Phone: 215.571.4529 | Lab: PISB 312 D-2
Email: kas533@drexel.edu

Debra Smith

Debra Smith
Grants Administrator
Phone: 215.895.2625 | Office: PISB 123.02
Email: dgs56@drexel.edu

Leanne Sweppenheiser

Leanne Sweppenheiser
Undergraduate Adviser
Phone: 215.895.2623 | Office: PISB 218
Email: lmt38@drexel.edu

Brian Theil 

Brian Thiel
Assistant Laboratory Manager
Phone: 215.895.2634 | Office: PISB 205.02
Email: bdt36@drexel.edu