About Me

Tony Jelsma

Tony Jelsma
Professor of Biology

Phone: (712) 722-6278

I joined the department in 2000. I obtained my Ph.D. in cancer research from McMaster University, after which I did postdoctoral cancer research in England and nerve regeneration research in Montreal. I taught at Crandall University before coming to Dordt. I serve as program advisor for the pre-chiropractic and medical technology programs. My academic and research interests are in molecular biology, developmental biology, and Intelligent Design.

I also contribute to a blog which looks at Reformed theology and science.

In collaboration with other science professors we have active student summer research internships in cellular and molecular biology. Some of this work was recently published. Other research is being prepared for publication while work in several fields is continuing.

I teach the following courses at Dordt: