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    Department of Biology
    MS-B1807
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    P: 651-523-2291
    F: 651-523-2620

    Pres Martin
    Department Chair
    P: 651-523-2290
    pmartin@hamline.edu


  •  Pres Martin

    Pres Martin
    Professor and Department Chair,
    Biology and Exercise Science

    Biography

    Pres Martin received his BS degree in Biology from Indiana University, and then attended the Johns Hopkins University for his PhD in Biology. He received further training in developmental genetics at the University of California, Irvine, and in molecular biology at Rutgers University. From 1987 to 1996 Dr. Martin was a professor in the Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology at Drexel University. In 1996 he joined the faculty of Hamline University as chair of the Biology Department. From 2006 to 2010, he served as Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Hamline University, and he is currently serving as chair of the Biology Department, Co-Director of the Biochemistry Major, and Co-Director of the Health Sciences Major at Hamline. 
     
    Currently one of the three Pre-Medical advisors, Professor Martin also provides pre-professional advising for students who are planning health related careers in veterinary medicine, physician assistantship, and physical therapy.  He is a major advisor for students pursuing majors in Biology (BA or BS), Biochemistry, Health Sciences, and Exercise and Sports Science. 

    Teaching Style

    Professor Martin's approach to teaching is based on the idea that the best way to learn science is by doing science.

    "I try to give students the opportunity to ask questions, design experiments to find answers, and gather evidence to support a conclusion."

    - Pres Martin 


  • Contact Info

    Pres Martin, Professor and Department Chair
    Biology and Exercise Science

    Office: Robbins Science Center 2
    Mailstop/Box: MS-B1807
    Phone: 651-523-2290
    Email: pmartin@hamline.edu