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ROBERT C. BLACK
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University.
Recipient of the George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1992.
Scholarly/Research Interests: Plant growth and development; biosynthesis of auxin; biochemistry and molecular biology of plant tumorigenesis; regulation of auxin and cytokinin metabolism.
Joined campus faculty in l970.
email: rcb4@psu.edu

MARK A. BOUDREAU
Instructor in Biology
B.S., cum laude, University of Illinois-Urbana; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., Oregon State University
Scholarly Research Interests: Intercropping for disease management in agroecosystems; climate change impacts on plant disease
Joined campus faculty in 2013.
email: mab90@psu.edu

ELIZABETH A. DUDKIN
Assistant Professor of Biology, Premed and Allied Health Advisor
B.S., Drexel University; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., Temple University.
Scholarly/Research interests: Visual systems in Rana pipiens and calcium imaging.
Joined campus faculty as part-time in l994, full-time 1999.
email: ead9@psu.edu

MEGAN L. POVELONES
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Loyola University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Scholarly/Research Interests: Single-celled parasitic organisms, including the human pathogen Trypanosoma brucei, which is the causative agent of African sleeping sickness.
Joined campus faculty in 2012
email: mlp29@psu.edu