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John Urbance
John Urbance, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Department: Biology
Address: W-27 Holmes
Phone: (517) 355-7544
Email: urbance@msu.edu

Dr. Urbance came to Lyman Briggs in Spring 2001 to teach the Honors Biology Laboratory and will do the same this year. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, then spent 2 years at American Type Culture Selction as a Staff Scientist. He joined the Center for Microbial Ecology at MSU in 1994 studying microbiology on Mastadon carcases. His current work focuses on molecular phylogenetics of microorganisms.