Eric J Routman

Ph.D.  Washington University  1990

Selected publications:

Thompson, M.E., B.J. Halstead, G.D. Wylie, M. Amarello, J.J. Smith, M.L. Casazza, and E.J. Routman.  2013.  Effects of prescribed fire on Coluber constrictor mormon in coastal San Mateo County, California.  Herpetological Conservation and Biology.  8:602-615.

Sally G Pasion

Sally Pasion joined the faculty at San Francisco State in 2001, and is currently an Associate Professor of Biology, and teaches general education Biology courses to nonmajors, genetics and molecular biology to majors, and cell & molecular techniques to graduate students.  Her research interests include DNA replication and telomere maintenance in Schizosaccharomyces pombe, the fission yeast, which is an excellent system for training undergraduate and graduates students in basic cell biology, molecular biology, and microbiology.

Tom Parker


B.A., Biology, University of Texas, Austin, 1973

M.A, Ecology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1975

Ph.D., Ecology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1977


Leticia Marquez-Magana

Leticia Márquez-Magaña, PhD is Professor of Biology and the Director of the Health Equity Research (HER) Laboratory at San Francisco State University. She is the first-born daughter of Mexican immigrants and began her education in the U.S. as a monolingual Spanish speaker. Professor Márquez-Magaña attended Stanford University as the first member of her extended U.S. family to complete high school. She earned a co-terminal BS/MS degree in Biological Sciences at Stanford, and went on to earn a PhD in Biochemistry at UC Berkeley.

Gretchen Lebuhn

Interests: Plant evolutionary ecology, pollinator conservation and climate change.

My lab focuses on the effects of anthropogenic change on plant and animal communities from local to continental scales.We are currently working on the effect of wildfire on pollinator communities, the impacts of climate warming on urban pollinators  and the montane meadow pollinators.

Z He

My Lab's Research focuses Include Molecular Mechanisms of Cell-Cell and Cell-Environment Communications in Plant Development, Vitamin B6 and Ultraviolet B (UV-B) Signaling, Plant Stress Physiology.         

Michael A Goldman

I did my undergraduate work in Biology at the University of Rochester, and obtained a Ph.D. in evolutionary biology at Purdue University in 1981. Turning to human genetics, I completed two fellowships in Medical Genetics, one at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, the other at the University of Washington in Seattle. I joined the faculty at San Francisco State University in 1988, where I am currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology.

Megumi M Fuse


B.Sc.  University of Toronto, Mathematics/Biology, 1987

M.Sc.  York University, Biology: Supervisor: Dr. K.G. Davey, 1990

Ph.D.  University of Toronto, Zoology: Supervisor: Dr. I. Orchard, 1998

Carmen R Domingo


University of California, Irvine                        B.S.                         1987                        Biological Sciences

University of California, Berkeley                   Ph.D                        1995                        Molecular & Cell Biology

University of California, Berkeley                   Fellow                     1997                        Integrative Biology


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