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Pedram Daneshgar, Ph.D.

He received a Ph.D. from University of Florida.

Expertise: Dr. Danesghar can speak on Ecology and Botany, invasive species, ecosystem restoration, and rare species.

Association(s): School of Science

Presentation(s):

Endangered species

 

Recommended Audience(s): Middle School, High School, College or University, Community Groups

Fruits and Flowers

 

Recommended Audience(s): Elementary School, Middle School

Invasive species

 

Recommended Audience(s): College or University, Community Groups

Restoration

 

Recommended Audience(s): High School, College or University, Community Groups

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Catherine Duckett, Ph.D.

She serves Monmouth University as associate dean of the School of Science charged with student and faculty professional development as well as teaching evolution and other duties. Dr. Duckett has administrative expertise in mentoring, as well as scientific achievements in the evolution of leaf beetles. She received a Ph.D. from Cornell University.

Expertise: Dr. Duckett can speak on the following topics: entomology, biology and behavior of insects and international student exchange.

Association(s): School of Science

Presentation(s):

Entomology, biology and behavior of insects

 

Recommended Audience(s): Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College or University, Community Groups

International Student exchange and the benefits to students at different stages of their education

 

Recommended Audience(s): Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College or University, Community Groups

Leaf beetle biology and evolution

 

Recommended Audience(s): Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College or University, Community Groups

Women in Science: known barriers and policies to overcome barriers for women in science

 

Recommended Audience(s): Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College or University, Community Groups

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Dorothy Lobo, Ph.D.

She received a Ph.D. from The Catholic University of America.

Expertise:

Dr. Lobo can speak on the following topics: cell and molecular biology and signal transduction pathways. Current research includes the regulation of stress signaling pathways during cell proliferation and programmed cell death.

Association(s): School of Science

Presentation(s):

Cancer

 

Recommended Audience(s): High School, College or University, Community Groups

Cloning

 

Recommended Audience(s): High School, Community Groups

Stem Cells

 

Recommended Audience(s): High School, College or University, Community Groups

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Karen Pesce, Ph.D.

She received a Ph.D. from Rutgers University.

Expertise: Dr. Pesce can speak on the following topics: environmental microbiology; impacts of human activities on the environment; and teaching science through authentic learning.

Association(s): School of Science

Presentation(s):

Environment and Human Health

 

Recommended Audience(s): Middle School, High School, Community Groups

How Microbes Rule The World

 

Recommended Audience(s): Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Community Groups

Practical Applications of Authentic Learning in the Sciences

 

Recommended Audience(s): Community Groups

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Dennis Rhoads, Ph.D.

He received a Ph.D. from University of Cincinnati.

Expertise: Alcohol and drug abuse, alcoholism and drug addiction, genetics, biochemistry, and behavior.

Association(s): School of Science

Recommended Audience(s): Community Groups

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William Schreiber, Ph.D.

He received a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.

Expertise:

Dr. Schreiber can speak about organic chemistry and his research on new flavor and fragrance materials.

Association(s): School of Science

Presentation(s):

Careers in Chemistry and Medical Technology

 

Recommended Audience(s): Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College or University, Community Groups

The Chemistry of Fragrance Ingredients

This talk, which can be adjusted to pretty much any level of audience, contains information about the kinds of materials used in fragrances and also about the science of olfaction (sense of smell). It has been given several times at Fairleigh Dickenson University and at the Monmouth Junior Science Symposium.

Recommended Audience(s): Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College or University, Community Groups

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John Tiedemann, M.S.

He received an M.S. from Florida Institute of Technology.

Expertise: John Tiedemann can speak on the following topics: marine ecology, coastal zone management, environmental science, and marine and environmental education. Current applied research includes macrozooplankton studies of Barnegat Bay and an analysis of catch and release stress in angled striped bass.

Association(s): School of Science, Urban Coast Institute (UCI)

Presentation(s):

Habitat Conservation and Restoration

 

Recommended Audience(s): College or University, Community Groups

Responsible Angling

 

Recommended Audience(s): College or University, Community Groups

Watershed Management

 

Recommended Audience(s): College or University, Community Groups

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