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09-24-2015

David Appointed Assistant Professor of Biology at Clarkson University

Andrew A. David has been appointed assistant professor of biology at Clarkson University.

Andrew A. DavidHe received his bachelor of science degree in biology from St. Johns University and his master of science degree in biology from Hofstra University. He received his Ph.D. in zoology from Stellenbosch University in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

His major research interest is the development (including post larval development) of marine invertebrates.

David, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, who will be the director of freshman biology, has teaching and tutoring experience from Hofstra and Stellenbosch University.

This spring, he was a reviewer for Journal of Marine Environmental Research and for Cahiers Biologie de Marine. He has written on genetics and larval development for peer-reviewed journals, and has made numerous presentations at professional conferences.

David was awarded academic honors as an undergraduate, and various fellowships as a graduate student, including the International Society of Invertebrate Reproduction and Development Travel Award in 2013.

He is a member of the International Society of Invertebrate Reproduction and Development.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

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[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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