One Thousand Days Transformed - The Campaign for Cedarville

Jessica Geyer

Jess Geyer, PhD

Instructor of Biology


Dr. Jessica Geyer has been teaching at Cedarville since 2022. She acquired her PhD from the University of Dayton, where she taught labs ranging from introductory biology to microbiology. Dr. Geyer won multiple grants at the University of Dayton, such as the Graduate Student Summer Fellowship in 2018 and 2019, and participated in the STEM Catalyst Grant won by her lab in 2021. Additionally, Dr. Geyer has won the Graduate Teaching Award of Excellence for the Outstanding Teaching of Advanced Biology Laboratory Classes (2021) at the University of Dayton. Dr. Geyer focuses on antibiotic resistance and alternative treatments to antibiotics in infections.

Education and Credentials

  • PhD in Biology, University of Dayton
  • BS in Biology, Cedarville University

Scholarly Works

  • A Novel Zinc (II) Porphyrin Is Synergistic With PEV2 Bacteriophage Against Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infections


  • Spending time with family
  • Archery
  • Reading
  • Horseback riding

Why Cedarville?

I am passionate about Cedarville University's mission and desire to glorify God through His creation. I want to invest into my students just as faculty invested into me when I was a student at Cedarville University.