TCNJ Weather Alert Update

TCNJ will resume normal operations at noon on Thursday, March 22. Administrative offices and the library will reopen at that time and afternoon classes will be held as scheduled. Classes and events before that time will not be held.

Alert Posted on March 21st, 2018 at 8:25 pm

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Marcia O’Connell


Chair, Medical Careers Advisory Committee

Phone: (609) 771-2879


Office: Biology Building 228

Lab: Biology Building 248


Current Courses

  • Biology of the Eukaryotic Cell
  • Genetics
  • Developmental Biology

Research Interest

  • Determination and formation of the embryonic axes in vertebrates
  • Regulations of tissue specific genes in zebrafish embryos
  • Maternal regulation of polyadenylation

Degrees Earned

  • B.S. – College of William and Mary, Biology; 1983
  • Ph.D. – The State University of New York at Stony Brook, Cellular and Developmental Biology; 1989