Independent Research Projects with Students

Students are welcome to do small research projects with me in Evolutionary Biology. Please come and see me in my office hours to discuss possible projects.


A list of Queensborough Community College students who have worked with me in the past or currently is below.

  • Valerie Renard, research on mitochondrial DNA variation in Brown Howler Monkey popualtions from the Atlantic Coastal Forests of Brazil

  • Mark Gilman, research on the genetic relationships among humans, chimpanzees and gorillas

  • Anaïs Wong, research on the biodiversity at Oakland Lake, Bayside, Queens, New York. Watch her movie called Urban Nature.


Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.