Meet the Faculty

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Thomas L. Vandergon

Professor of Biology

Division: Natural Science Division
Office: Rockwell Academic Center (RAC) 131
Phone: (310) 506-4326
E-mail: thomas.vandergon@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D., Zoology, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 1988
  • M.S., Biology, University of Miami, 1980
  • B.A., Biology, College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, 1977

Courses:

  • BIOL211 - Biology of Cells
  • NASC101 - Science as a Way of Knowing

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • 1997-99 NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Grant
  • 1997 Parson's Foundation Student Research Grant
  • 1996, 1994 Pepperdine University Research Council Grant
  • 1989-91 Welch Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
  • 1988 Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research
  • 1985 Slocum-Lunz Foundation Grant
  • 1983-84 R. C. Edwards Pre-doctoral Fellowship

Academic Interests:

  • Characterization of hemoglobins and hemoglobin genes.