Department of Biology
Faculty - Dr. Cheryl Wistrom, Ph.D., M.S.
|Doctor Wistrom is a member of both
department and the chemistry department at Saint Joseph's
She teaches biochemistry, cell physiology, genetics and organic
as well as in our college Core program. She has won the Teaching
Excellence Award at Saint Joseph's College.
Dr. Wistrom's degrees include:
Her dissertation was on "Gene Expression During Senescence in Human Fibroblasts." In her research she discovered the human SAG (Senescence Association Gene) gene. Dr. Wistrom is co-author of two high school chemistry textbooks. She strongly urges her students to participate in undergraduate research, often sponsoring student research or independent studies in biochemistry, (e.g. DNA electrophoresis).
Dr. Wistrom can be contacted here, or by phoning 219-866-6259
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