Faculty & Staff

Department of Biological Sciences

Bruce Prins, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Department Chair, Biological Sciences
Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Office Phone: (951) 343-4266
E-mail: bprins@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building, 461

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Pharmacology and Toxicology University of California, Irvine 1992
B.A. Biology Point Loma College 1983

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Melissa Antonio, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8629
E-mail: mantonio@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building, 469

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology University of California, Riverside 2010
B.S. Biological Sciences University of California, Riverside 2005

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Dennis K. Bideshi, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Microbiologist: M(CLS), M(ASCP)
Office Phone: (951) 343-4397
E-mail: dbideshi@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building (West), 200

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Genetics University of California, Riverside 1999
M.A. Biology California State University, Fullerton 1992
B.A. Biology California State University, Fullerton 1984

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Nathanael Heyman, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Adjunct Faculty of Physician Assistant Studies
Office Phone: (951)552-8533
E-mail: nheyman@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Mission Hall, 102

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Physiological Sciences University of Arizona School of Medicine 2007
B.S. Biology Lee University 1997

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Bonjun Koo, Ph.D.

Professor of Environmental Science
Office Phone: (951) 343-4621
E-mail: BonjunKoo@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building 186

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Soil and Water Science/ Environmental Biogeochemistry University of California, Riverside 2001
M.Sc. Organic Chemistry and Pesticide Konkuk University, Seoul, S. Korea 1993
B.Sc. Agricultural Chemistry Konkuk University, Seoul, S. Korea 1989

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Jacob Lanphere, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environmental Science
Office Phone: (951) 552-8383
E-mail: jlanphere@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 184

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Chemical and Environmental Engineering University of California, Riverside 2014
B.S. Environmental Engineering University of California, Riverside 2011

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Marilyn Panaro, M.A.

Lecturer in Biology
Office Phone: (951) 343-4764
E-mail: mpanaro@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building, 453

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.A. Bioethics Trinity International University 2003
B.S. Microbiology and Biophysical Sciences State University of New York at Buffalo 1988

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Hyun-Woo (Andrew) Park, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Office Phone: (951) 343-4766
E-mail: hpark@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building, Room 201

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Entomology/Insect Pathology University of California, Riverside 1999
M.S. Agriculture/Insect Pathology Seoul National University, Korea 1995
B.S. Agriculture Seoul National University, Korea 1990

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Stephen Runyan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
Office Phone: (951) 552-8452
E-mail: srunyan@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Mission Hall 104

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology University of California, Los Angeles 2007
M.S. Physiological Science University of California, Los Angeles 2003
B.S. Physiological Science University of California, Los Angeles 2001

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Alexandra Shin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
Office Phone: (951) 552 - 8453
E-mail: ashin@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Mission Hall 103

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Pharmacology Loma Linda University 2015
B.S. Biology George Fox University 2011

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Daniel Szeto, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology and Biochemistry
Office Phone: (951) 552-8735
E-mail: dszeto@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Mission Hall Room 104

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences University of California, San Diego 1998
M.S. Molecular Biology San Diego State University 1990
B.S. Bacteriology University of California, Davis 1986

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Allie Floyd

Department Secretary, Biological Sciences
Office Phone: 951-552-8988
E-mail: afloyd@calbaptist.edu

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