Merrill Tawse, Professional Instructor

Merrill Tawse

Professional Instructor
Building: 
Kettering Science Building
Office Number: 
323
Phone: 
419.207.6310

Bio

Merrill Tawse joined the Biology/Toxicology Department in 2010. His work with students in field research focuses on polyploidy in Ambystomid salamanders and projects via radio-telemetry in territoriality and site affinity of the secretive marsh birds, the Virginia Rails. Other student projects have included foraging and roosting behaviors of insectivorous bats in the Mohican Forest. He has conducted numerous Indiana Bat endangered species surveys throughout Ohio and surrounding states for USF&WS and ODNR.

Education

M.S., Entomology, University of Nebraska
B.S., Zoology, Ohio State University

Courses Taught

Bio 110: Ecology and the Human Environment
Bio 202 Organisms, Adaptations and Physiology
Bio 202 with labs in Costa Rica
Bio 219 Entomology
Bio 222/223: Human Anatomy & Physiology for Nursing Students
Bio 276 Environmental Science Seminar

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Biology and Toxicology at Ashland University

When you choose a Biology Science major at Ashland University, you join a program on the cutting edge of scientific exploration with outstanding facilities and research equipment, access to five local nature preserves, strong... Read More

Events

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27
All Ashland University students are invited to the annual theatre...Read more
Aug
27
Under the direction of Libby Moore Slade , Ashland Area...Read more
Aug
28
For LITTLE WOMEN, the Musical Performances: November 2-10 | Hugo...Read more
Sep
7
Ashland University Theatre's musical theatre revue troupe will be hosting...Read more
Sep
11
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