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Stephanie Burns (She)

Professor of Biology



Professor Burns received her Ph.D. from U.C. Davis in Pharmacology and Toxicology. Her research interests include the effects of diet on the expression of metabolizing enzymes. She has been teaching biology at Napa Valley College since 2005. She has taught several college biology courses including introduction to biology for non-majors, general biology for majors, and human biology. Prior to teaching at NVC she worked for the Peregrine Fund, researching the effects of pesticides on birds of prey. Currently, Dr. Burns teaches General Biology (BIOL 120) and Human Biology (BIOL 105). She is currently the advisor for the pre-Health Occupation, Dreamers of Community Change - DOCC club. Her extracurricular interests include bird watching and dog sports (agility and nose work) with her Belgian malinois, Juno.



MS Ph.D. from U.C. Davis in Pharmacology Toxicology

Ph.D. from U.C. Davis in Pharmacology and Toxicology