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David Mercer

Office Hours -- Spring 2014

  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10:00-10:50; Tuesday & Thursday 11:00-11:50.

Courses I Teach

  • BIO 105 Introductory Biology (F 13, SP 14)
  • BIO 112 General Biology I (F 13)
  • BIO 113 General Biology II (SP 14)
  • BIO 151 Nutrition (F 13, SP 14)
  • BIO 154 Human Biology (F 13)
  • BIO 168 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO 185 Microbiology with lab

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Entomology from the University of California at Berkeley, CA
  • M.S. in Biology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • B.A. in Biology & Chemistry from Clarion State College, Clarion, PA

Professional Interests

  • Student-based research dealing with mosquito ecology, disease transmission and interactions with the endosymbiont Wolbachia pipientis

Personal Interests

  • My kids.  Music.  Traveling in tropical and subtropical climes, getting bitten by mosquitoes and catching the diseases they transmit.  Well, those last ones are consequences of living in and learning about other cultures and ecosystems. 

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