Message from the Chair

Welcome to the MTSU Department of Biology.  The Biology faculty and I are happy that you have decided to join us.  We realize that you had options and that you chose to pursue your interests in biology with us.  We are committed to providing you with a high quality education; one that prepares you for success and that you can be proud of when you graduate and move on to bigger and better things.  We will work to challenge you, inspire you and excite you.  We will make you work hard and provide you with opportunities to pursue your interests outside of the classroom.

I encourage you to seek out and get to know the faculty that work in those areas that you find interesting. You can find out about the various interests of faculty members at our website. I also encourage you to get involved; we have weekly seminars, there are several clubs and occasional social events.  Keep an eye on the electronic boards in the Science Building for announcements.

The departmental office is in room 2044 of the Science Building; the staff and I are there to assist you, so feel free to stop by if you have any problems that we can help with.  You can also email me at

Lastly; work hard, make friends and have fun.

Dennis Mullen, Chair
Department of Biology