After discovering my passion for freshwater ecology and marine biology as a Lawrence undergraduate, I continued developing these interests by studying evolutionary ecology of zooplankton, food web interactions in the Baltic Sea, Green Bay (WI), and Lake Baikal (Russia), as well
Beth De Stasio currently teaches courses in Genetics, Introductory Biology, First-Year Studies, Senior Experience, and a lab course for non-majors called Biotechnology and Society.
Research Experience: Trained as a microbiologist, my research work has primarily focused on genetically modifying various metabolic pathways within algae in order to produce increased yields of potential biofuels.
I have been exploring the secret lives of bats for many years, mostly across the diverse archipelago of the Philippines in Southeast Asia. In collaboration with Filipino scientists and conservation professionals, colleagues at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Law
Teaching goals: My goals are: to create a classroom atmosphere where all students feel welcome; to impart and instill in students an enthusiasm for learning; to aid them in assimilating new knowledge and relating it to existing knowledge; to help students devel