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Nancy A. Wall

Associate Professor of Biology

Lawrence University

F21 Class of 1999

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Nancy Wall, graduated with a B.S. in biology in 1983 from Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C. She holds graduate degrees from the University of South Carolina (I.M.A. in Biology Education, 1988) and Vanderbilt University (Ph.D. in Cell Biology, 1994). After doing postdoctoral work at Vanderbilt, Nancy joined the faculty at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI in 1995.

Her research interests span such topics as embryonic pattern formation, control of gene expression, cellular differentiation, and neural development. In addition to being a member of the Biology department Nancy also contributes to the Gender Studies and Neuroscience programs at Lawrence.

Nancy has a strong commitment to science education. As an Associate Professor in the Biology Department she has taught courses in zoology, comparative vertebrate anatomy, human reproduction, developmental biology, and neural development. She also has directed over 40 students in independent research.

Throughout her career, Nancy has demonstrated a commitment to leadership and service. She has twice been elected to the Lawrence Faculty Committee on University Governance. She also has served as Chair of the Biology Department and, since 2006, served as the Associate Dean of Faculty. Nancy is a member of the PKAL F21 class of 1999 (04/08).