Dr. Soren Brauner, Professor
Dr. Soren Brauner
Professor of Biology
322 , Kettering Science Center
Dr. Soren Brauner
Professor of Biology


  • Joined Ashland University in 1986 and teaches courses in plants and civilization, molecular and cellular basis of life, general botany, genetics, advanced genetics, environmental science seminar and issues in environmental science
  • Area of expertise is in plant genetics and evolution and recent work has involved the use of DNA markers as tools for genetic analysis in wild plants and in garden pea
  • Current research that involves students is examining genetic variation in populations of invasive reed canary grass in our 300-acre Black Fork Wetland Preserve


University of California at Davis, Ph.D. in Genetics
University of California at Santa Barbara, M.A. in Botany and B.A. in Environmental Biology

Courses Taught

Biology 201- Cellular and Molecular Basis of Life
Biology 207- General Botany
Biology 303- Genetics
Biology 480- Evolution
EVS 200- Environmental Science Seminar