The newly-opened Brooklyn College Cancer Center is looking to build on the school’s already robust reputation of cancer research and expand educational opportunities for students who are choosing careers in the field of oncology. But there is an equally important third goal: outreach to its surrounding community to help address disparities in cancer studies, treatment, and education.
Peter Tolias, Ph.D., the New Dean of the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, vows to grow opportunities for student success in research in STEM fields in a post-COVID-19 world.
Biology Professor Paul Forlano’s research on how dopamine affects the hearing of the female plainfin midshipman fish during mating season may have broader applications for other vertebrates that vocalize, including humans.
Associate Professor of Biology Theodore Muth’s research on the small aquatic plant focuses on how its microbiome might help it mediate pollutants in our freshwater sources.