Dr. Nancy L. Elwess

Department of Biological Sciences

Courses Taught


  • B.S. in Zoology, Eastern Illinois University

  • M.A. in Science Education, Governors State University

  • M.S. in Molecular Biology, Purdue University

  • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, University of Vermont


BIO 305 General Genetics
BIO 101 General Biology
2009 Research Students

"In the News"

Student Chancellor Awardees
Undergraduate Summer Research Internships
Career and Employment Opportunities

Recent Honors and Awards:

  • Recipient of the 2009 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Awarded during White House Reception

  • Recipient of the 2009 Frederica Hollister Professional Educator’s Award through Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Professional Honor Society of Women Educators

  • Recipient of the 2008-2009 Outstanding Undergraduate Science Teacher Award sponsored by the Society for College Science Teachers (SCST), awarded 2008 at the National Association of Science Teachers Conference, Boston, MA

  • Co-recipient of the 2007 National Association of Biology Teachers National Biotechnology Teaching Award, awarded November 2007, Atlanta GA 

  • Named to “Who’s Who among American Teachers and Educators”  2007  

  • Purdue University Department of Biology Alumni Committed to Excellence Award (ACE Award), 2006 

  • National Association of Biology Teachers National Four Year College Biology Research/Teaching Award 2005, awarded October 2005, Milwaukee, WI  

  • University of Vermont’s Department of Biological Sciences Accomplished Alumnus Award, March 2005 

  • State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, May 2004 

  • Phi Eta Sigma Distinguished Faculty Award, 2001-2002

Contact Information

Phone: 518-564-5169

Office: 302A Beaumont Hall

Email: nancy.elwess@plattsburgh.edu


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