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Ian Woods

Associate Professor, Biology
Phone: 607-274-7052
Office: 160 Center for Natural Sciences
Speciality: Developmental Biology, Computational Biology

Office Hours: Fall 2022

Monday & Wednesday 12-1 pm in CNS 160, or via Zoom (

or anytime on SLACK


Fall 2022

Spring 2023

Fall 2023


  • PhD Stanford University School of Medicine
             (Developmental Biology)
  • BA Stanford University (Music)
  • BS Stanford University (Biology)

My Research Summary

I study the development and function of the nervous system.  My research focuses primarily on genetics and genomics of coordinated movement, and movement disorders.

 If you interested in conducting research in my lab see details in the link below:

Other Involvement:

Biochemistry Program faculty member

Honors Program faculty member

Neuroscience Minor, Advisor

Ithaca College offers a Neuroscience minor for those students interested in an interdisciplinary study of the nervous system.  The minor includes courses from several departments, including Biology, Psychology, and Exercise Science.  The minor includes both classwork and a research/practicum experience.

Pre-Health Sciences, Chair, Health Professions Advisory Committee

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