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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: 215.895.2788
Fax: 215.895.1273
biology@drexel.edu


Department Leadership

Mary Katherine Gonder, PhD - Department Head of Biology

Mary Katherine Gonder, PhD
Department Head, Professor
Phone: 215.571.4638 | Office: PISB 420
Email: mkg62@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

Felice Elefant , PhD

Felice Elefant, PhD
Director of the Biology Graduate Program, Associate Professor
Phone: 215.895.0220 | Office: PISB 317
Email: fe22@drexel.edu

Administration

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

Brenda Jones

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

Kate Shepard

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

Swathi Swaminathan

Swathi Swaminathan
Staff Scientist
Phone: 215-895-6884 | Lab: PISB B401-b2
Email: ss4266@drexel.edu

Prospective Students

Please email coas@drexel.edu or call us at 215.895.1805 with any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!