Full-time Faculty

  • Alexis Ackerman, Ph.D.

    Professor

    AckermA@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2387

    Professor Ackerman teaches Introduction to Ornithology (Biology 332) and Animal Biology (Biology 422).

  • Palwasha Arya, M.S.

    Professor

    AryaP@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2470

    Professor Arya teaches Introduction to Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 100), Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 430), and Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 431).

  • Karen Carberry-Goh, D.V.M., Ph.D.

    Professor

    CarberK@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2656

    Professor Carberry-Goh teaches The New Plagues: New and Ancient Infectious Diseases Threatening World Health (Biology 342) and Microbiology (Biology 440).

  • Paul deGennaro, Ph.D.

    Professor

    DegennP@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2580

    Professor deGennaro teaches Introduction to Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 100), Science Skills and Applications (Biology 290), Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 430), and Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 431).

  • Andrea Greenwell, M.S.

    Professor

    GreenwA@scc.losrios.edu
    915-558-2208

    Professor Greenwell teaches Introduction to Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 100), Cell and Molecular Biology (Biology 402), Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 430), and Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 431).

  • Gina Holland, Ph.D.

    Professor

    HollanG@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2389

    Professor Holland teaches TheNew Plagues: New and Ancient Infectious Diseases Threatening World Health (Biology 342) and Microbiology (Biology 440).

  • Stephen James

    Stephen C. James, M.S.

    Professor

    JamesS@scc.losrios.edu
    916-650-2776

    Professor James teaches Natural History (Biology 305), Environmental Biology (Biology 350), Environmental Regulations (Biology 360), Field Methods in Ecology (Biology 362), Marine Biology (Biology 370), and Natural History Field Studies: Natural History of Baja California (Biology 390). In Fall 2015, Steve will be teaching with the Los Rios Community College District’s Study Abroad Program in Barcelona, Spain.

  • Denise M. Johnson, M.S.

    Professor

    JohnsoDM@scc.losrios.edu
    916-650-2707

    Professor Johnson teaches Introduction to Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 100), Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 430), and Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 431).

  • Virginia Meyer, Ph.D.

    Professor

    MeyerV@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2115

    Professor Meyer teaches Science Skills and Applications (Biology 290), Natural History (Biology 305), Field Botany (Biology 320), TheNew Plagues: New and Ancient Infectious Diseases Threatening World Health (Biology 342), Field Methods in Ecology (Biology 362), Natural History Field Studies: Sierra Nevada Plants (Biology 390), Microbiology (Biology 440), and Advanced Field Botany (currently Biology 494).

  • Kenneth Naganuma, Ph.D.

    Professor

    NaganuK@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2270

    Professor Naganuma teaches Dinosaurs and the Science of Life (Biology 314 and 315), Cell and Molecular Biology (402), and Animal Biology (Biology 422).

  • Robin Roffey, Ph.D.

    Professor

    RoffeyR@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2373

    Professor Roffey is our current Department Chair and teaches Contemporary Biology (Biology 308 and 309), Cell and Molelcular Biology (Biology 402), and Plant Biology (Biology 412).

  • Jaime Sarte, M.S.

    Professor

    SarteJ@scc.losrios.edu
    916-650-2716

    Professor Sarte teaches Introduction to Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 100), Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 430), Anatomy and Physiology (Biology 431), and Pathology: The Study of Disease (Biology 434).

  • Lisa L. Serafini, M.S.

    Professor

    SerafiL@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2388

    Professor Serafini teaches Natural History (Biology 305), Field Botany (Biology 320), Ethnobotany (Biology 326 and 327), Natural History Field Study: Sierra Nevada Plants (Biology 390), Cell and Molecular Biology (Biology 402), Plant Biology (Biology 412), and Advanced Field Botany (currently Biology 494).

  • David Wyatt, M.S.

    Professor

    WyattD@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2406

    Professor Wyatt teaches Natural History (Biology 305), Introduction to Entomology (Biology 330), Environmental Biology (Biology 350), Environmental Regulations (Biology 360), Field Methods in Ecology (Biology 362), Restoration Ecology (Biology 364), Natural History Field Studies: Natural History of the Mojave Desert (Biology 390), Natural History Field Studies: Natural History of Baja California (Biology 390), and Work Experience in Biology (Biology 498).