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Thomas Mennella, PhD

Director of the Applied Laboratory Science & Operations graduate program; Associate Professor of Biology

BS, PhD, University at Albany, SUNY

Tom Mennella has a research background in molecular genetics, specifically focusing on the regulation of transcription in eukaryotic cells. His training began as a graduate student at UAlbany, and then continued with post-doctoral positions at Harvard Medical School and UMass – Amherst. More recently, Dr. Mennella has turned his attention towards new and effective approaches to teaching the sciences in the classroom, focusing on flipped and active learning pedagogies.