Frederick M. Cohan
Frederick Cohan studies the origins of diversity in bacteria. He teaches classes in the origins of bacterial diversity, evolutionary and ecological bioinformatics, global change and infectious disease, and introductory biology. He is a professor of biology and environmental studies at Wesleyan University. He graduated from Pasadena High School and earned his BS at Stanford in Biological Sciences; he was the first to earn a PhD from Harvard's Organismic and Evolutionary Biology department.