Jani Lewis

Associate Professor of Biology
Integrated Science Center 354

Dr. Jani Lewis has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2001.

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Office Hours

  • Tuesday 1:00-3:00pm
  • Friday 8:30-10:20am

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. in Biology, University of Toledo, 1995

  • M.S. in Biology, Cleveland State University, 1991

  • B.S. in Biology and French, Juniata College, PA, 1988

Research Interests

  • Biology of Cell Junctions


  • BIOL 117: Gen Biol:Cells,Genetics,Evol

    An introductory course in the biological sciences covering cells, information coding and transfer, evolution, and diversity of unicellular organisms. This course will emphasize examples from both the plant and animal kingdoms using an integrated approach. Counts for general education only when taken with BIOL 116. Intended for science majors and other well-prepared students. Prerequisites: High School biology and chemistry. Offered every fall

  • BIOL 128: Freshman Experience in Biology

    This course is intended for students considering a major in Biology or Biochemistry. It is meant to engage students in their academic program and the college. The goals of the course are to give students a sense of community, provide help with study skills and introduce students to resources available at the college. This course is designed for freshmen. Other students may be able to enroll if space permits. Graded on S/U basis.

  • BIOL 335: Foundations of Biochemistry

    This course will introduce the principles of biochemistry to students who have a strong interest in biology. The course is a one semester survey of the chemistry of living organisms that will focus on metabolic regulation and pathway integration. It will also incorporate elements of molecular evolution as it relates to protein structure/function. Prerequisite: Proficiency in Basic Requirement. BIOL 300. Offered every fall