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Faculty | Assistant Professor

Michael Tessler

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Environmental DNA
Natural History


Ph.D. Comparative Biology, Richard Gilder Graduate School, American Museum of Natural History
M.S. Biology (Ecology track), Fordham University
B.A. Natural History, Sterling College

Michael Tessler is an assistant professor at St. Francis College, Brooklyn and a Research Associate at the American Museum of Natural History. Michael’s research focuses on phylogenomics, environmental DNA, and natural history. He co-authored the second edition of Phylogenomics: A Primer and his work on leeches, carnivorous plants, and packrat middens have been featured in media outlets such as the New York Times.

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Allen Burdowski

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Office: 718.489.5324

Assistant Professor

Shamard Charles

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