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Martin Di Grandi Ph.D., has worked in the private sector for seventeen years. Currently, he researches in his own lab at Rose Hill and teaches at Lincoln Center.

Fordham Alumnus and Professor Training STEM Students to Solve Problems of the Future

April 1, 2020

After graduating from Fordham College at Rose Hill, Martin Di Grandi Ph.D. spent seventeen years as a researcher in the pharmaceutical industry synthesizing potential antiviral and anticancer medication. Following his departure from the private sector, he returned to his alma mater to educate and inspire the next generation of scientists.

Mark Botton, horseshoe crab expert, stands next to a few of his favorite specimens.

Faculty Spotlight: Professor Mark Botton, Horseshoe Crab Expert

February 11, 2020

Fordham biology professor Mark Botton, Ph.D., has studied horseshoe crabs for 43 years. Botton’s mastery was recently acknowledged with one of the highest honors— a new species of horseshoe crab specimen named after him.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Marie Thomas (LENA ROSE/THE OBSERVER)

Chemistry In Action

September 2, 2018

Fordham’s Natural Science faculty recently finished a productive summer of scientific research. Assista...

Confront Anti-Intellectualism, Keep Science In Our Politics

March 9, 2017

This past Monday, Feb. 27, two powerful people joined forces to talk about one of the most powerful force...

Adam Frank Brings Science to “Doctor Strange”

November 16, 2016

By MARYANNA ANTOLDI Staff Writer Over the past few years, Marvel Studios has released some of the most popular films in box office history. The ...

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Choosing Not to Vaccinate Puts Everyone at Risk

February 26, 2015

By CATHERINE ATHERTON Staff WriterPublished: February 26, 2015 In Dec. 2014, seven cases of measles were repor...

The FDA does not require labeling of genetically modified foods. 
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Bio Professor Talks GMO Implications

February 11, 2015

By: JUSTIN REBOLLO Assistant News Co-EditorPublished: February 9, 2015 Genetically modified organism...

The Government Needs to Start Treating Science as Essential

November 2, 2013

                            By FREDERIC ADOR Contributing Writer Published: October 30, 2013 In his January 2009 Inaugural Address, President Barack Obama recognized the importance of science in today’s society and promis...