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Karen Pesce, PhD


PhD., Rutgers University

Office: Edison Science Hall , Room E-223

Phone: 732-923-4629


Spring 2015 Office Hours:

Monday 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Other hours by appointment.

Spring 2015 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.