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Andrea Schwarzbach

Dr. Andrea Schwarzbach  

Andrea Schwarzbach, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Systematic Botany


Doctoral degree in Biology from Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
Master’s degree from Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany

CV/VITAE: schwarzbach.pdf

Classes Taught:

The University of Texas, Brownsville:
Courses: General Biology I (BIOL 1306)
General Biology III (BIOL2343)
Concepts in Biology 1 (BIOL 1308)
Topics in Biology: Phylogenetics (BIOL 4370/5370)
Topics in Biology: Biogeography (BIOL 4370/5370)
Topics in Biology: Economic Botany (BIOL 4370/5370)
Topics in Biology: Genomics (BIOL 4370/5370)
Lab Topics in Biology: Genomics lab (BIOL 4170/5170)
Biological Internships (BIOL 4390)
Research Problems in Biology (BIOL 4399)
Research Problems in Biology Laboratory (BIOL 4199)
Graduate Biological Research Problems (BIOL 6365)
Special Graduate Research (BIOL 6385)
Biology Seminar (BIOL 4100)
Thesis (BIOL 7100)

Kent State University:
Courses: Plant Taxonomy (BSCI 4/5/70276)
Economic Botany (BSCI 30277)
Molecular Systematics and Phylogenetics (BSCI 40/50/70164)
Introduction to Bioinformatics (BSCI 40/50/70/195)

Joined UTB:


Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Evolutionary Biology, Phylogenetics, Systematics, Genomics, Computational Biology, Medical Botany, Economic Botany.

Previous Positions and Where:

Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH, 2001-2005. Research Associate, Biology Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 1998-2000. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology and International Center for Tropical Ecology, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO 1996-1998.

contact information

Office hours: Tuesday & Thursday
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Other days by appointment
Office: BRHP 1.121
Phone: 956-882-5057
Fax: 956-882-5771

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