Ph.D., Biochemistry, 1987: Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 48824 Two part thesis: A. The Search for a Chicken Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II Gene. B. Transformation-related Viral Transcripts in Marek's Disease Virus-transformed Cell Lines
B.S., Biology, 1968: University of Dubuque, Dubuque IA 52001
Associate professor of Biology (2003-present), Assistant professor of Biology (1996-2003); School of Natural and Social Sciences, Purchase College SUNY, Purchase NY.
Adjunct assistant professor; Department of Natural Sciences, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1996.
Adjunct assistant professor; Department of Natural Sciences, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, 1996.
Adjunct assistant professor; Department of Biology, Manhattanville College, Purchase NY, 1995-1996
Associate research scientist, (1991-1995); Sr. postdoctoral fellow (1989-1991). American Health Foundation, Valhalla, NY.
Research Associate, New York Medical College, Valhalla NY, 1987-1989.
Graduate Biochemistry Research, Michigan State University and USDA-ARS Regional Poultry Research Laboratory, 1981-1987.
Technical Supervisor, Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory, MSU, 1978-1981.
Senior Research Assistant, Cancer Research Center, Tufts Univ. School of Medicine, Pondville Hospital, Walpole MA., 1976-1977.
Senior Research Assistant, Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Tufts University School Of Medicine, Boston MA, 1973-1976.
Research Assistant, Developmental Biology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA, 1969-1973.
Juanita and Joseph Leff Distinguished Research Professor, 2009-2011
BEN Scholar, National Science Digital Library, BioSciEdNet Pathway, 2006-present
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, State University of New York, 2006
Annual Pedagogy Award, Purchase College SUNY, 2002
Sigma Xi, Purchase College Chapter; elected 1997; treasurer of SUNY-Purchase chapter, 2002-present; Annual Meeting chapter delegate, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009;
2010; Member, Northeast Region Nominating Committee 1999-2002; Member, Credentials Committee, 2002, 2009. Member, Baccalaureate Colleges Nominating Committee 2003-2006. Associate Director, Baccalaureate Colleges Constituency Group, 2007-2010 Member of advisory group for undergraduate research survey; Committee member Grants-in- Aid-of-Research, 2010-present.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Michigan State University Chapter. 1985 (GPA=3.96)
Department of Biochemistry Scholarship Award, Michigan State University, 1981-1982
Graduated Magna cum Laude, University of Dubuque 1968 (GPA=3.61)