Natural Sciences

Department:
Natural Sciences
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Adjunct Faculty - Natural Science

Education

MS, Michigan State University

Courses

  • NSC 251 - Water, Wetlands/Aquasphere
Department:
Biology
Natural Sciences
Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Studies
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Adjunct Faculty - Biology

Education

DO, Midwestern University

Courses

  • Advanced Human Anatomy
  • Advacned Pathophysiology I 
Department:
Biology
Natural Sciences
Office & Location:
Parmer 239
Office Phone:
(708) 524-6900
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Professor - Biology
Department:
Biology
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience
Office & Location:
Parmer 242
Office Phone:
(708) 524-6596
Email:

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Associate Professor - Biology/Neuroscience
Department:
Biology
Natural Sciences
Office & Location:
Parmer 244
Office Phone:
(708) 524-6609
Email:

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Assistant Professor - Biology

Bio

My research is focused on the genetic basis of behavior. My specific research goal is to investigate the molecular, genetic and cellular basis of the sense of smell, using the fruit fly, Drosophilia melanogaster, as a model system. The sense of smell, or olfaction, is crucial for animals to find food, avoid predators and to find potential mates. Understanding the sense of smell is a fundamental question in neuroscience, as it relates to the mechanisms by which stimuli are coded by the sensory nervous system. It is especially worthwhile to investigate the basis of olfaction in insects, since pest insects use their sense of smell to find crops and blood-feeding insects use their sense of smell to find crops and blood-feeding use their sense of smell to find their hosts. I use various approaches in my research, such as classical genetics, molecular biology and behavioral analysis.

Education

PhD, Yale University
BS, Truman State University

Courses

  • General Biology I
  • Genetics and Society
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Animal Behavior
Department:
Biology
Natural Sciences
Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Studies
Office & Location:
Parmer 240
Office Phone:
(708) 524-6901
Email:

Job Title

Clinical Professor - Biology Clinical; Director, Post-Baccaulaureate Pre-Med Studies

Bio

Scannicchio is the Director of Dominican's post-baccalaureate pre-medical studies program. He is an attending in the department of surgery at Rush Oak Park Hospital and is the director of the clinical student internship program at Rush Oak Park Hospital.

Education

Certificate of Residency, Hines VA Hospital
Fellow American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Doctor of Dental Surgery, Loyola University of Chicago
BS, Benedictine University

Courses

  • Advanced Human Anatomy
  • Advanced Human Cadaver Dissection
  • Human Pathophysiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Topics in Medicine
Department:
Biology
Natural Sciences
Email:

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Professor - Biology

Bio

My research efforts have been aimed at identifying genetic and population architectures generally lacking in evolutionary models that may help explain how microevolutionary (within species) phenomena can lead to macroevolution (speciation). An enormous conceptual barrier exists between micro- and macroevolutionary theories, we believe, because the former fails to incorporate complex genetic architectures. My work was extensively cited by Lynn Dicks in New Scientist (July 8, 2000)for demonstrating how the incorporation of genetic interactions can make feasible the evolution of human altruistic behaviors by group selection. The research utilizes a small "flour" beetle whose universe (a vial of flour) can easily fit into an incubator. This permits large experiments with high replication enabling the experimenter to detect even small treatment differences on an ecological, rather than an evolutionary human time scale.

Education

PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
MS, University of Illinois at Chicago
BS, University of Albany
Department:
Chemistry
Natural Sciences
Office & Location:
Parmer 334A
Office Phone:
(708) 524-6533
Email:

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Lecturer - Chemistry; Chemical Stockroom Manager; Chemical Hygiene Officer
Department:
Natural Sciences
Physics
Office & Location:
Parmer 305
Office Phone:
(708) 524-6911
Email:

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Professor - Physics
Department:
Chemistry
Natural Sciences
Office & Location:
Parmer 325
Office Phone:
(708) 524-6540
Email:

Job Title

Associate Professor - Chemistry

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