William J. Biggers, Ph.D.
Department of Biology
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
1980 North Carolina State University
B.S., Biological Sciences, Biochemistry Honors Program
1983 North Carolina State University
M.S. in Wood and Paper Science, minor in Toxicology
1994 University of Connecticut
8/03-Present Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Wilkes University
10/01- 7/03 Post-Doctoral Research Associate/Adjunct Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
3/00-10/01 Production Manager, DiagXotics, Inc., Wilton, CT.
11/97-3/00 Technical Information Specialist, Biomolecular Science Group NERAC, Inc., Tolland, CT.
5/94-11/97 Associate Research Scientist, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology,
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
Honors and Awards:
1991-1994 Graduate Research Fellowship, Connecticut Sea Grant College Program
1985-1991 Teaching Assistantship, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Univ. of Conn.
21 research presentations at national and international meetings
Reproduction and development of marine invertebrates, endocrinology, aquaculture, aquatic toxicology, signal transduction processes, gene expression
Membership in Professional Societies:
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
International Society for Invertebrate Reproduction
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Pennsylvania Academy of Science