Michelle Whaley


Biological Sciences

Dr. Whaley has coordinated the biology summer research program for 12 of the 13 years she has been a faculty member in Biological Sciences.  Her research is in retinal degeneration and apoptosis and she teaches cell biology and genetics.  She is originally from Hawaii, went to Scripps College in Southern California, and received her Ph.D. from Notre Dame.  She is very committed to undergraduate students and will provide a rigorous but supportive summer research program for the REU fellows.