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Candice Coffin

Professor of Biology

Department: Department of Biology
Phone: 712-279-5467
Office Location: Heelan 269


PhD, Microbiology with an emphasis in molecular genetics, Arizona State University. 1982.

MS, Microbiology with an emphasis in bacterial taxonomy, Colorado State University. 1978. 

BA, Biology, Department of Biology, Loretto Heights College. 1973.


I have been at Briar Cliff College since the fall of 1988. Besides teaching, I advise the Briar Cliff Science Club, serving as a resource person for science fair projects and judging science fairs. I am also resident scientist for Chautauqua In-service workshop for improving teaching of science. Also, I am a strong supporter of women's athletics at Briar Cliff. Activities which I enjoy away from campus include enjoying and photographing nature and my furry (cat) family members.