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Course Personnel


Dr. Betty L. Black
received a B.A. degree in Biology from Lindenwood College, an M.S. degree from Vanderbilt University, and a Ph.D. from Washington University (St. Louis). She pursued postdoctoral studies at Washington University Medical School and is currently a Professor of Biology. She conducts research on development of embryonic intestine and teaches courses in Developmental Anatomy, Functional Histology, and Animal Diversity as well as the DE sections of BIO 181 and 183. Dr. Black is responsible for the course website and all aspects of the "lecture" part of the course.

Erica Sung
received her BA in Biological Sciences from NC State and is now working towards a Master's in Bioinformatics. She has interned at a private biotech company, Precision Biosciences, and a national lab, Sandia National Laboratories, doing computational biology, geospatial modeling, and genomics research. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions about internships or graduate school in these fields!