Biology Integration Institutes (BII)
Physiological and Structural Systems
Dr. Joanna Shisler is a Program Director at the NSF, Directorate for Biological Sciences, Division of Integrative and Organismal Systems. A microbiololgist with 20 years experience, her primary area of interest is in virology. She is a Program Director in the PSS cluster of IOS.
She is currently a Professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is a member of the American Soceity for Microbiology and the American Society for Virology. She is an editorial board member for the Journal of Virology.
Dr. Shisler received a BA in Microbiology from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) and a Ph.D. from Emory University (Atlanta, GA).
Dr. Shisler's other interests include environmental virology, drinking water treatment, history, art, and hiking.