Ph.D. Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Stony Brook University
B.S. Biochemistry, Stony Brook University
Dan is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and Director of the Biotechnology Teaching Laboratories in the Institute for STEM Education at Stony Brook. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry from Stony Brook University. Dan mentors, advises, and educates students at all levels with the goal of promoting science knowledge, interest and awareness. Thousands of middle school and high school students visit the Biotechnology Teaching Laboratories each year to learn how to conduct laboratory experiments. Dan teaches Laboratory Techniques in Cancer Biology for undergraduates majoring in Biology or Biochemistry. He mentors and instructs graduate students in the Masters in the Art of Teaching (MAT) Biology program. And Dan is the Program Director of the Bridges to the Baccalaureate program called BioPREP. The NIH-funded BioPREP program is a summer research program that encourages underrepresented minority community college students to pursue careers in biomedical sciences.