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  • Please be advised that Monmouth University will close at 1 pm on January 26, 2015, and will be closed Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Classes scheduled during this time are cancelled. Check MU Hotline at 732-263-5900 or MU website for additional updated information. Add/Drop is extended until Thursday, January 29, 2015. Stay safe. Thank you.

Karen Pesce, PhD


PhD., Rutgers University

Office: Edison Science Hall , Room E-223

Phone: 732-923-4629

Email: kpesce@monmouth.edu

Fall 2014 Office Hours:

Tuesday and Fridays 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Other hours by appointment.

Fall 2014 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.