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Faculty Profile

Richard KnappRichard Knapp

Instructional Professor
Department of Biology and Biochemistry

Office: Science Teaching Laboratory Building, 222
Contact: - (713) 743-9019

Education: Ph.D., Biology, Specialization in Microbiology, University of Houston

Organizations, Outreach, Boards, Memberships:

Member, American Society for Microbiology

Member, ICS Video Project: The grant-funded project is to support research for development of a software program that automatically indexes streaming video lectures.

Comprehensive Student Success Program: Serve with fellow instructors that teach introductory biology courses in the Comprehensive Student Success Program. That program is the core of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant previously awarded to the University. The aim is to provide active learning strategies and other mechanisms to enhance student performance and retention of information.

Lecture Courses:

BIOL 3332 Elementary Microbiology
BIOL 1353 Pre-nursing Microbiology
BIOL 1361 Introduction to Biological Sciences
BIOL 1362 Introduction to Biological Sciences

Laboratory Coordinator for:

BIOL 1153 Pre-nursing Microbiology Laboratory
BIOL 3132 Elementary Microbiology Laboratory