Patricia Peroni

Education

Ph.D. Duke University (Botany)
M.S. Bucknell University (Biology)
M.L.S. SUNY at Albany (Library)
B.A. SUNY at Plattsburgh (Biology)

Research

  • Microbiome effects on human health and agriculture
  • Demography and ecological genetics of seed banks in a white campion (Silene alba) metapopulation
    • Seed bank density and genetic composition
    • Effects of seed banks on metapopulation dynamics
    • Evolutionary implications of dormant seed banks

Teaching

Introductory biology, biostatistics and experimental design, dendrology (taxonomy of woody plants), botany, and environmental science. All courses require independent library and/or laboratory/field projects and are writing intensive.

BIO 112 Organisims, Evolution, & Ecosystems
BIO 216 Botany (with lab)
BIO 240 Biostats for Life Scientists
BIO 257 Dendrology