Dr. John Thomas sits in an office while wearing a white lab coat.
Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5744
Cell Biology and Aging
Courses Taught
Introduction to Biology (BIO 100)
Changing Natural Environment (BIO 104)
Cell Biology (BIO 301)
Evolution (BIO 310)
History of Science (BIO 311)
Biochemistry (BIO 362)
Evolutionary Biology (BIO 413)
Comparative Biology of Aging (BIO 414)
Research Interests
My research interests focus primarily on the biology of aging. I investigate the effects of several antioxidant molecules on lengthening clonal lifespan in Paramecium tetraurelia, and also do theoretical work on life-history strategies.

Keywords: gerontology, life-history, aging, Paramecium, antioxidants

Ph.D. in Zoology and Physiology from the University of Wyoming

M.D. from the Howard University College of Medicine

M.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Illinois

B.S. in Biology from Western Michigan University

Room BBH 340G
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North Saint Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-5744
Office Hours
Please email j-thomas4@neiu.edu to arrange to meet or speak with Dr. Thomas.
Main Campus
Curriculum Vitae