Suzanne Deschenes, Ph.D.

Suzanne M. Deschênes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Specialization: Genetics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology

Degrees and Certifications

    • Post-Doctoral Associate, 1997-2001, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Molecular & Medical Genetics, Portland, OR, Laboratory of R. Michael Liskay, Ph.D.
    • Ph.D., 1997, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania
    • A.B., 1990, Biology, College of the Holy Cross


    • Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Genetics Society of America
    • Environmental Mutagenesis Society

Teaching Responsibilities

    • BI299 – Cancer Biology
    • BI235 – Principles of Biotechnology
    • BI335 – Topics in Genetics
    • BI399 – Senior Seminar
    • BI111/113 – Concepts in Biology I
    • BI112/114 – Concepts in Biology II
    • Biology First Year Seminar

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • NIH National Research Service Award - Postdoctoral Fellowship (1998-2001)                     
    • Recipient of NIH Cell & Molecular Biology Training Grant Award (1990-1992)   
    • Crompton Gold Medal (best biology research paper), College of the Holy Cross (1990)                   
    • New England Consortium for Undergraduate Science Education Fellowship (1989)

Publications and Presentations

Suzanne M. Deschênes

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

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    Academic Bldg SC217F
    College of Arts and Sciences
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