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Karen Pesce, PhD


PhD., Rutgers University

Office: Edison Science Hall , Room 354

Phone: 732-923-4629


Fall 2017 Office Hours:

Monday and Wednesday: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Other hours by appointment.

Fall 2017 Courses:

General Microbiology

Molecular and Cell Biology

Regularly Taught Courses:

Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

Special Topics: Environmental Human Health

General Microbiology

Research Interests:

Specializes in environmental microbiology and molecular microbiology. Current research includes identifying and characterizing novel genes for polyaromatic hydrocarbon degradation and molecular profiling of microbial communities.