Mackenzie Gerringer

Assistant Professor of Biology
Integrated Science Center 255
585-245-5279
gerringer@geneseo.edu

Dr. Mackenzie Gerringer has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since Fall 2019.

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Gerringer Mackenzie

Office Hours Fall 2022

  • TBA

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. in Marine Biology, University of Hawaii at Mānoa, 2017

  • B.A. in Biology & German Studies, Whitman College, 2012

Research Interests

Classes

  • BIOL 317: Marine Biology - Lec

    Students in this course will dive into the biology of marine life, from tidepools to trenches. Course themes include the vast diversity of marine organisms, adaptations to distinct marine environments, and human impacts on marine systems. The course consists of lecture and a weekly two-hour lab. Students will also learn methods in marine research and conduct a literature review and presentation on a topic of their choosing.

  • BIOL 317: Marine Biology - Lab

    Students in this course will dive into the biology of marine life, from tidepools to trenches. Course themes include the vast diversity of marine organisms, adaptations to distinct marine environments, and human impacts on marine systems. The course consists of lecture and a weekly two-hour lab. Students will also learn methods in marine research and conduct a literature review and presentation on a topic of their choosing.

  • BIOL 384: Communicating Science

    For students seeking to develop practical skills in communicating science across broad platforms. Students will be asked to think critically about science outreach strategies and actively participate in class discussions. Course topics include science writing, crafting effective presentations, matching audience and form, and using online media for science communication. The course will culminate in student-led science communication projects.