NaborsBeardMurray W.  Nabors, Ph.D. is a Professor of Biology with a research interest in genetic engineering.  He is Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of Biology at Missouri Western State University.  He grew up in Oklahoma and is a graduate of Yale University and Michigan State University.  Now, he lives with his family on a small farm near Saint Joseph, Missouri with numerous dairy goats, horses, cats, and other animals. His publishing credits include a college Botany text book, a book of romantic western Christmas stories  (see, a self-help book, Magical Dozen ( as well as three novels about the Oregon trail.  Check out his newest books:  The Adventures of Terrence the Tabby Cat  and the Terrible Jack Russells and Distant Sounds of Thunder.  Check out the Books page of this website.

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