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Susan Bandoni Muench

Professor of Biology
Integrated Science Center 257
585-245-5309
bandoni@geneseo.edu

Dr. Muench has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1992.

Dr. Susan Bandoni Muench is Professor of Biology, and is an evolutionary biologist interested in host-parasite coevolution.  For more than 20 years, she has studied schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease prevalent in Africa and Latin America.  She has been awarded the Spencer J. Roemer supported professorship for 2012 - 2015 to support her teaching and research in Ghana.  Dr. Muench heads a summer study abroad program in Ghana that introduces students to public health issues through cultural and ecological excursions.

Susan Bandoni Muench photo

Office Hours Spring 2020

  • TBD

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 1991

  • M.S., University of British Columbia, 1985

  • B.S. in Biology, University of British Columbia, 1983

Research Interests

  • Systematics of Parasitic

  • Systematics of Phylogenetic Reconstruction

  • Host-Parasite Coevolution & Biogeography

Classes

  • BIOL 119: N/GenBio:Diversity,Physiol,Eco

    An introductory course in the biological sciences covering animal diversity, animal biology, plant biology, and ecology. Counts for general education only when taken with BIOL 116. Prerequisites: BIOL 117. Offered every spring

  • BIOL 342: Parasitology-Lab

    Examines parasites and parasitism, emphasizing the influence of parasites on the ecology and evolution of freeliving species, and the role of parasites in global public health. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirement. BIOL 300 or BIOL 335. Offered every spring

  • BIOL 342: Parasitology-Lec

    Examines parasites and parasitism, emphasizing the influence of parasites on the ecology and evolution of freeliving species, and the role of parasites in global public health. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirement. BIOL 300 or BIOL 335. Offered every spring