Eric Engstrom

Associate Professor, Biology

Rm 242 Center for Science & Business 309-457-2445


In addition to teaching courses in biology, Eric also oversees the College’s popular Educational Farm & Garden


Evolution of ethylene signaling.
Genetics analysis of development and physiology in basal plant lineages.
Sustainable agriculture


B.A. – Biology, Reed (Oregon) College, 1993

Ph.D. – Biological Sciences, Stanford University, 2002

Courses Taught

BIO 109: Plants and Society
BIO 150: (Phage Lab)
BIO 155: Ecology, Evolution and Diversity
BIO 202: Genetics
BIO 200: Cell Biology
BIO 212: Plant Biology
INTG 101: Introduction to Liberal Arts