Division of Biology and Medicine
Biology Undergraduate Education

Contact Us

Find faculty and students contacts in the Office of Biology Undergraduate Education.

Address and Location

The Office of Biology Undergraduate Education (BUE) is located in Arnold Laboratory at 91 Waterman Street on Level 1, Suite 124. 

The BUE can be contacted via telephone: 401-863-9624, fax: 401-863-7411, or by email

Need Help?

Below is a general listing of who to contact depending on your inquiry. Students with questions about a specific course should contact the course instructor.

  • Xiabin Cao

    Administrative Coordinator

       • Faculty inquiries regarding advisor/advisee assignments
       • Biology Independent Study (BIOL 1950/60)
       • Reimbursements, journal entries, and other financial transactions (please cc Scott)
       • ASK & Transfer Credit questions

  • Lianne Desrosiers

    Executive Assistant

    • Scheduling of advising, faculty, and other appointments for Dean Smith and and Dean Hawrot

  • Michelle Leiber

    Program Coordinator

       • Faculty inquiries for course planning, building, and course budget related matters
       • Course evaluations
       • Honors and thesis related items

  • Scott Rathbun

       • Appointments, reviews, and promotions for faculty in the Biology Education Section of Medical Science
       • Appointments for Program in Biotechnology faculty
       • Budget and financial management for Biology Education