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Submerged Aquatic Vegitation

Students and Faculty work closely together on the St. Mary's River Project to increase the population of S.A.V.


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Rachel Myerowitz
Professor of Biology

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Office: Schaefer Hall 260
Phone: 240-895-4373


B.S. Simmons College;  PhD University of Michigan.

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Courses Taught:

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Principles of Biology
  • Molecular Genetics of Eukaryotes
  • Ethical Dilemmas of Biotechnology
  • Biochemsitry
  • Contemporary Bioscience

Research Interests

Molecular genetics, molecular pathological mechanisms, alterations in gene expression, and treatment of inherited disorders of lysosomal function including Tay-Sachs, Gaucher and Pompe diseases.

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