Faculty Profile

Anthony Pires

Associate Professor of Biology (1993)

Contact Information


James Hall - Rector Complex Room 1225


He teaches courses in neurobiology, behavioral biology and invertebrate zoology. His research interests are in the neural control of developmental events, especially the regulation of settlement and metamorphosis in larvae of marine invertebrates.


  • B.A., Harvard College, 1982
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 1990

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

BIOL 321 Invertebrate Zoology w/Lab
An integrated lecture and laboratory study of the anatomy, taxonomy, evolution, ecology, physiology, and embryology of invertebrates. Representatives of the major invertebrate phyla are examined in the field and in the laboratory. Six hours classroom a week. Prerequisites: two BIOL courses numbered between 120 and 129 or ENST 131, 132 (or 130). For Neuroscience majors, prerequisite is 124 and PSYC 125.