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Academic advisement is handled in a unique way in the College of Life Sciences. All general administrative academic advisement is handled at the College level through Life Sciences Advisement. Then each major has a faculty member assigned as the Program Director.

The Program Director, Dr. Perry Ridge and Administrator, Nicole Cuthbert are the people to ask about class specifics, figuring out substitutions, or any other specific major-related question.


Perry Ridge, Ph.D.

(Bioinformatics Program Director)

Dr. Perry Ridge serves as the Program Director for the Bioinformatics major. Any major-related questions should be directed to him. He is passionate about the program and is here to help each Bioinformatics major succeed.