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Stephan Zweifel

Head Coach, Men's Tennis

Professor of Biology, Biology

Education & Professional History

University of California (Davis), BS; University of Washington, PhD

Stephan Zweifel teaches courses in Genetics and Molecular Biology, and a seminar on Behavioral Genetics. He is a Professor in the Carleton Biology Department and head coach of the men’s tennis team.

Dr. Zweifel is a geneticist and molecular biologist whose research examines the replication and segregation of mitochondrial DNA in the yeast S. cerevisiae. His lab is interested in identifying and characterizing the nuclear genes responsible for the proper transmission of the mitochondrial genome.

About Dr. Zweifel

At Carleton since 1991.

Highlights & Recent Activity

Academic Programs


Current Courses

  • Fall 2023
    BIOL 394: Biology Research
  • Winter 2024
    BIOL 125: Genes, Evolution, and Development and Lab
    BIOL 394: Biology Research
  • Spring 2024
    BIOL 240: Genetics
    BIOL 241: Genetics Laboratory
    BIOL 394: Biology Research
    PE 282: Tennis Intercollegiate, Men