Christopher Picone

PROFESSOR
Biology & Chemistry School of Arts and Sciences
Chris Picone
978.665.3079 Office: Antonucci Science Complex 336
Office Hours
Fall 2020

TBA

Courses Taught

Environmental Science (with lab) (BIOL 1010)
General Biology II (with lab) (BIOL 1900)
Ecology (with lab) (BIOL 2300)
Conservation Biology (BIOL 3100)
Physical Science of Environmental change (content institute for teachers)

Background

Ph.D., University Of Michigan (Ecology), 1999. Thesis: Comparative ecology of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in lowland tropical forest and pasture
B.A., College of the Holy Cross (Biology summa cum laude), 1990

Ecology of agricultural systems compared to "natural" systems, especially the interactions between plants and beneficial soil fungi (mycorrhizal fungi)
Effects of plowing (tillage) on mycorrhizal fungi
Impacts of aquatic herbicides on pond-breeding frogs
Ecological education: Assessing and confronting student misconceptions concerning transformation of energy and matter in ecosystems

Ph.D., University Of Michigan (Ecology), 1999. Thesis: Comparative ecology of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in lowland tropical forest and pasture
B.A., College of the Holy Cross (Biology summa cum laude), 1990

Ph.D., University Of Michigan (Ecology), 1999. Thesis: Comparative ecology of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in lowland tropical forest and pasture
B.A., College of the Holy Cross (Biology summa cum laude), 1990