Professor Dan Choffnes, a developmental geneticist, joined the Carthage faculty in 2006. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He continued his training as a National Science Foundation graduate fellow at the University of California at Berkeley, where his Ph.D. work focused on bioinformatics, gene evolution, and developmental genetics in plants.
His current research aims to better understand the effects of endocrine disrupting compounds on vertebrate development and study the uses of medicinal plants in traditional medical systems.
"My favorite professor? Dr. Choffnes. He is so positive and believes in his students." — Scolastica Njoroge, '12
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