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Faculty & Staff Newsletter

May 2017

Tricia SerioNew CNS Dean Begins in August

Tricia Serio, head of the department of molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona, will succeed Steve Goodwin as Dean of the College of Natural Sciences in August. In Arizona, she has focused on organizational management, budgetary policy, interdisciplinary initiatives, and strategic planning. Her research interests combine genetic, cell biological, biochemical, and quantitative imaging techniques and mathematical modeling to understand and reverse potentially pathogenic processes. She has also worked to communicate science to general public audiences, with opinion pieces recently published in the Huffington Post, Chronicle of Higher Education and U.S. News and World Report.