John E. Donton, B.S., M.L.A.S.

Associate Professor of Biology

Professional Education

  • Bachelors of Science in Biology - Alvernia University
  • Master of Laboratory Animal Science – Drexel University College of Medicine
  • PA Teaching Certification in Secondary Biology, General Science, & Special Education
  • Specialized course work in:
    Pathology and Molecular Basis of Medicine- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Hematopoiesis and Pathology-University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Laboratory Animal Practicum Training- Penn State College of Medicine-Hershey

Courses taught

  • Biology I (BIO 103)
  • Human Biology (BIO 109)
  • Anatomy and Physiology I (BIO 107)

Web Sites of Interest

Pedagogical Interests

  • Teachers assisting students to become independent learners and thinkers

Journals of Interest

  • Behavior Genetics li
  • Journal of Comparative Physiology
  • Journal of Mammalogy
  • Laboratory Animal Journal

Professional & Academic Organizations and Activities

  • Member of the Biosafety and Recombinant DNA Committee-Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center
  • Curriculum designer/contributor/participant for PA Society of Biomedical Research
  • Member of Delta Epsilon Sigma /The National Catholic Scholastic Honor Society


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