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how and who to contact

If you have questions regarding Biochemistry, Biology, or Neuroscience courses and are assigned to a Biosciences Advisor, please contact your assigned advisor. Confirm your assigned advisor hereFind more information regarding your assigned advisor's contact information below.

If you have questions regarding Biochemistry, Biology, or Neuroscience courses and are not assigned to a Biosciences Advisor, please email biology@austin.utexas.edu.

If you have general questions regarding Biochemistry, Biology, or Neuroscience advising, please email bioscienceinfo@utexas.edu

If you have business with the Biology Instructional Office, please email biology@austin.utexas.edu.


Advising Staff

Stay up-to-date by checking your email for updates from your assigned advisor. Confirm your assigned advisor here. If you do not have an assigned Biosciences advisor, please contact bioscienceinfo@utexas.edu.

To schedule an appointment, follow the “schedule an appointment” link next to your assigned advisor’s name. When scheduling an appointment using your advisor’s link, choose the appropriate appointment type that suits your needs.

Please note: if you schedule an appointment with an advisor that is not assigned to you, it will be cancelled.

Academic Advising Coordinator 

Rob Poynor, rpoynor@austin.utexas.edu (Schedule an appointment)

Academic Advisors

Norma Hernández, nvhernandez@austin.utexas.edu (Schedule an appointment)

Nickie Williams, nicole.williams@austin.utexas.edu (Schedule an appointment)

Jacob Barrios, jacobbarrios@austin.utexas.edu (Schedule an appointment)

Audrey Nissly, audrey.nissly@austin.utexas.edu (Schedule an appointment)

Jason Borrego, jborrego@austin.utexas.edu (Schedule an appointment)

Administrative assistant

Marco Trejo, marco.trejo@austin.utexas.edu


If you have additional questions on how to schedule an appointment, please email bioscienceinfo@utexas.edu.


We continue to see and serve students daily. Please contact your assigned advisor to make an appointment that works best for you and your needs.

Bioscience advisors are available Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm via email. Advisors are typically available for appointments during the following times:

Monday 9:00 - 12:00 + 1:00 - 4:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 12:00 + 1:00 - 4:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 12:00 + 1:00 - 3:00
Thursday 9:00 - 12:00 + 1:00 - 4:00
Friday 9:00 - 12:00 + 1:00 - 3:00

Virtual front desk

To speak with our Administrative Assistant, Marco Trejo, please use these instructions:

  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 12:00 + 1:00 - 4:00 (through 3:00pm on Wednesdays and Fridays)
  • On Zoom: https://utexas.zoom.us/j/98046285621 (Meeting ID: 980 4628 5621)
  • You'll be admitted from the waiting room as soon as someone is available to meet with you. Please email bioscienceinfo@utexas.edu if you experience any issues

Additional INformation


The Biosciences Advising Center is located in the Moffett Molecular Biology Building (MBB) 1.220.


General Email Address



(512) 471-4920


Mailing Address

The University of Texas at Austin

Biosciences Advising Center 

MBB 1.220

2500 Speedway

Austin, TX 78712-0552