Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger

Associate Professor of Biology, Department Chair

Biology

Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger

Office: McKinney 157
540-828-5713
rpuffenb@bridgewater.edu

Education: B.S., Biology, Virginia Tech; Ph.D., Molecular Genetics and Immunology, Medical College of Virginia; Postdoctoral research, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Teaching Fields: Genetics, biochemistry, immunology, ornithology, introductory majors and non-majors biology, bioethics

Research Interests: Molecular biology of gene expression; DNA barcoding; impacts of pedagogical strategies on student learning outcomes

Other Roles on Campus: Pre-Med Society advisor, Frisbee Golf Club, BC EcoAction

Outside Interests: Bird-watching, Frisbee golfing, Virginia certified master gardener