Department Office

The Departmental Office for Biological Sciences at the University is in Room 126 on the ground floor of the Biology Building. The office is open 8:30a - 5p weekdays. Our dedicated and professional staff is committed to supporting the Department's students, staff, and faculty and will help you obtain information and direct you to the resources you need.


Department Chair

Richard Cunningham
518-442-4305
[email protected]


Administrative Staff

Joanne Baronner
Secretary I
518-442-4337
[email protected]

David Graper
Programmer/Analyst
518-442-4317
[email protected]

Caren Stark
Administrative Manager
518-442-3441
[email protected]

Rolando Valentin
Undergraduate Advising
518-442-3301
[email protected]


Department Committee Chairs

Graduate Programs
Ben Szaro

Graduate Admissions
Greg Lnenicka

Undergraduate Programs
Melinda Larsen