Jianbei Deng

Instructor of Biology and Chemistry

Durham

Joined NCSSM in 2007

Jianbei Deng joined NCSSM in 2007, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience from real-world research in the field of biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology. Since arriving at NCSSM, Jianbei has taught three different core chemistry courses, three different core-elective biology courses, one Research Experience course, and three different Mini-Term courses to our residential students. She has also served on many committees. Since 2019, Jianbei has also taught Honors Epidemiology IE302 to our online students. In and out of the classroom, Jianbei has introduced a broad array of in-depth scientific knowledge to her students; nurtured critical thinking, creativity, and innovation; and influenced her students with a passionate love of learning as well as disciplined work ethic. Jianbei has dedicated herself wholeheartedly to NCSSM’s students and received recognition for NCSSM Extraordinary Contribution to Student Service in 2015.

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Instructor of Physics

Timothy Anglin

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Instructor of Chemistry

Deann Barger

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Kim Browning

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Michael Bruno

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Instructor of Biology

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Instructor of Physics

Michael Falvo

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Bob Gotwals

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Antonio Lopez

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Cristel Miller

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Charlie Payne

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Katherine Unruhe

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Lauren Wagner ’03

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Jenny Wang

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Sam Wheeler

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