Cheng, an assistant professor of biology, is a molecular geneticist. His research has focused on embryonic development using zebrafish as a genetic model organism. His broad teaching interests span genetics, cell biology, molecular biology and developmental biology.
Cheng teaches principles of biology, developmental biology and genetics.
Muhlhauser is also an editor at “Harlot: A revealing look at the arts of persuasion,” an interactive digital magazine dedicated to exploring rhetoric in everyday life.