Heather Thieringer is a University Lecturer in the Molecular Biology Department where she has been teaching laboratory courses since 2002. She was a double major in Biology and Psychology at Smith College and received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Rutgers University. She helped develop MOL101, a lab course for non-science majors, which she taught for 15 years. She also teaches MOL214: Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology in both the fall and spring semesters. In the summer she teaches a research based laboratory course which is part of the Freshman Scholars Institute. She loves developing new research based lab experiments that engage students and allow them to experience the excitement of scientific discovery. She is also the First-Year and Sophomore Advisor for the Molecular Biology Department and is a member of the Undergraduate Studies Committee. She has been a faculty advisor for Mathey College for 17 years.
Residential College: Mathey