Stephen Aley

Kelly Hall
El Paso Texas, 79968
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Stephen B Aley
Professor, Biological Sciences - Bioinformatics - Computational Science
Associate Vice President, Research and Sponsored Projects

Dr. Aley is a molecular biologist and biochemist with a major focus on human parasitic protists. His expertise centers on genomic and proteomic analysis, including genome assembly/annotation and comparative genomics, and he is a faculty member for both the Pathobiology and Bioinformatics graduate programs. He is also a researcher and innovator in developing undergraduate STEM education programs which foster student success, including developing quantitative skills in biomedical students and incorporating authentic research experiences into mainstream curricula in all STEM fields. In addition to his faculty and research roles, Dr. Aley currently serves as Associate VP for Research, with a focus on working with faculty to develop strong research proposals.


  1. Bioinformatics
  2. Genomics
  3. Proteomics
  4. Infectious Disease
  5. Microbiology
  6. Parasites
  7. Biochemistry
  8. STEM Education
  9. Curriculum Development