Faculty Profile

Chuck Zwemer

Professor of Biology (1995)

Contact Information


James Hall - Rector Complex Room 1217


He teaches courses in physiology, microanatomy, and vertebrate biology. His research addresses issues of cardiovascular, respiratory, and renal function in normal and diseased states.


  • B.A., Hope College, 1987
  • Ph.D., Indiana University Medical Sciences Program, 1993
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan Medical School, 1995


  • Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 1999-2000

2018-2019 Academic Year

Fall 2018

BIOL 131 Intro to Org, Pop & Ecosyst

BIOL 131 Intro to Org, Pop & Ecosyst

BIOL 560 Stu/Faculty Collaborative Rsch

Spring 2019

BIOL 334 Vertebrate Biology w/Lab
An integrated lecture and laboratory study of the anatomy, embryology, physiology, and evolution of vertebrates. Representative live and dissection specimens are studied from the perspective of structure and function. Six hours classroom a week. Prerequisites: One 200-level BIOL course. For Neuroscience majors, prerequisite is NRSC 200.