Karma Pace, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biological Science
Originally from Winston-Salem, NC, Dr. Karma Pace has always had a great interest in science and math courses. She received a B.S. in Biology from Howard University in Washington, DC while researching the effect of acid rain on salamander populations in West Virginia. After graduating and working in education, Dr. Pace went on to receive an M.S. in Biology/ Secondary Education and becoming a certified science educator. Relocating to the Philadelphia area, she taught science and math courses while enrolling in a graduate program at Drexel University receiving an MS in Bioscience research.
Dr. Pace continued teaching and went on to enroll in Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Delaware State University. She completed her degree with an emphasis Nerve cell adhesion protein L1 and its effects in Glioblastoma metastasis and invasion in the lab of Deni Galileo at the University of Delaware. She is currently seeking to publish the finding of her dissertation as she continues to advance her career in Science and Math Education. As the first in her family to attend college, Dr.Pace feels it is important to provide a role model for women and minorities on the importance of pursuing higher ED degrees and research.
Teaching and Research Interests:
Dr. Pace’s primary research interest involves improving human health and impacting minority access to science and engineering. She has extensive experience in cancer research specifically Glioblastoma metastasis with exosomal effect on the disease process. Dr.Pace would like to further her lab research while she continues her teaching responsibilities.
Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Delaware State University, Dover, DE, USA.
M.S. in Biology/Secondary Ed, NC A & T State University, Greensboro, NC, USA.
M.S. in Bioscience Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
B.S. in Biology, Howard University, Washington, DC, USA.