Faculty Profile

Dana Wohlbach

Assistant Professor of Biology (2013)

Contact Information


James Hall - Rector Complex Room 2219


  • B.A., Franklin and Marshall College, 2002
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

BIOL 216 Genetics
A study of Mendelian genetics, linkage, and mutation. An introduction to basic DNA structure and function including replication, transcription, and translation. Laboratory exercises involve both classic and molecular approaches to genetic analysis utilizing prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms. Six hours classroom a week. Prerequisites: two BIOL courses numbered between 120 and 129. For Neuroscience majors only, prerequisite is 124 and PSYC 125.

BIOL 316 Genomics/Proteomics/Bioinforma
The genome contains all the information required for the construction and operation of an organism. Selective utilization of the genome determines the transcriptome, which directs the creation of a proteome that is cell-type and condition specific. Today, molecular biologists are able to study whole genomes, transcriptomes, and proteomes allowing for an integrative analysis of living systems. This course will explore these genomic and proteomic techniques and their many applications. Central to these molecular methods are computational tools that facilitate the analysis of the large data sets generated. A variety of bioinformatics approaches will be explored through implementation of student designed, hypothesis-driven, research projects employing existing datasets. Six hours classroom per week. Prerequisites: 216 or permission of instructor.

BIOL 560 Stu/Faculty Collaborative Rsch

Spring 2016

BIOL 128 Germs, Genes, and Genomes

BIOL 128 Germs, Genes, and Genomes