Jurgen Ziesmann, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biology and Chemistry
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 6519
Email: jziesmann@apu.edu
Fax: 626-387-5906
Jurgen Ziesmann, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Biology and Chemistry. He was born in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany, studied biology at the Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen, and later at University of Bayreuth, Germany. Ziesmann had a postdoctoral research position at the Institute for Arable Crop Research Rothamsted, UK, and Max Planck Fellowship a the Institute for Behavioral Physiology at Seewiesen, Germany. He was one of the visiting scientists at Hort-Research, Auckland, New Zealand and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland. Since 2002, Ziesmann has been teaching mainly anatomy and physiology at APU.

Education

  • Ph.D. - University of Bayreuth, Germany, 1994
  • M.A. - University of Bayreuth, Germany, 1990
  • B.S. - University of Bayreuth, Germany, 1986

Department

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Biology and Chemistry

Expertise

  • Chemical Communication in Insects
  • Sensory Changes During Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Termites

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 101 – Fundamentals of Biology
  • BIOL 151 – General Biology I
  • BIOL 152 – General Biology II
  • BIOL 230 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL 231 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIOL 250 – Human Anatomy
  • BIOL 251 – Human Physiology
  • BIOL 336 – Vertebrate Biology
  • BIOL 350 – Mammalian Physiology
  • BIOL 495 – Advanced Topics in Biology
  • BIOL 498 – Directed Research