Stephan Zweifel

Stephan Zweifel teaches courses in Genetics and Molecular Biology, and a seminar on Behavioral Genetics. He is the chair of the Biology Department and head coach of the men’s tennis team.

Dr. Zweifel is a geneticist and molecular biologist whose research examines the replication and segregation of mitochrondrial DNA in the yeast S. cerevisiae. His lab is interested in identifying and characterizing the nuclear genes responsible for the proper transmission of the mitochondrial genome.