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Karri Haen Whitmer

Karri Haen Whitmer

  • Teaching Professor
2019 Recipient of the CALS excellence in undergraduate teaching by lecturers and adjunct faculty award.

Teaching specialty: Large enrollment introductory human biology lectures; CURE and experiential learning for the human physiology laboratory.

Biology 255 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy
Biology 256 Fundamentals of Human Physiology
Biology 256 Laboratory (course director)
Introduction to the Human Body and Neuroengineering (OPPTAG)
Introduction to Biology: the Human Body (Upward Bound)

Online learning: Biology 255, Fundamentals of Human Anatomy, and Biology 256, Fundamentals of Human Physiology, are offered online through the Brenton Center.

Contact Info

419 Bessey
2200 Osborn Dr.
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  • B.S., Microbiology, Chemistry, Kansas State University, 2001
  • M.S. Plant Sciences, NDSU, 2003
  • Ph.D., Genetics, EEOB, Iowa State University, 2010