Faculty

Paul A Kirchman

Associate Professor & Campus Dean

paul kirchman

CONTACT
Sarasota-Manatee campus
Office: SMC B320
Phone: 941-359-4437

Email: pkirchman@sar.usf.edu

Speciality Areas Recent Publications

Microbiology, Physiology & Morphology

Research Key Words: Aging, Cross-Kingdom Communication, Mitochondrial Metabolism

Paul Kirchman

EDUCATION
PhD Emory University

TEACHING
Molecular Biology Literature - A graduate type seminar for undergraduates involving reading and analyzing landmark research articles from the beginning of molecular biology through current research.

Bioethics - Explores topics that biology majors do not often get an opportunity to discuss in science courses.

RESEARCH
Paul Kirchman earned his PhD in molecular biology from Emory University in 1992. After post-doctoral research positions in College Park, Maryland and New Orleans he was a faculty member and chair of sciences at the Wilkes Honors College of FAU for 17 years.

He came to USFSM in 2016 as Dean of the newly formed College of Science & Mathematics. His research interests include aging, mitochondrial metabolism, and cross-kingdom symbiosis.