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Therese Thompson Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology (Faculty)
Phone: (617) 928-4075
Primary Department: School of Arts and Sciences
University of New Hampshire, Ph.D., M.S.,
California State Polytechnic University, B.S.,
Isolating and identifying (using molecular methods) wood & soil basidiomycete fungi. Conservation of endangered, threatened, and rare native plant species.
Controlling and preventing invasive plant species.
Field & Research interests:
Professor Thompson has worked in the tropical montane rainforest in Ecuador (1989-1990); documented rare and invasive plants in MA and NH (1993-2003); and conducted field and laboratory research with wood decay basidiomycete fungi (1996-2005).
"Hypholoma lateritium isolated from coarse woody debris, the forest floor, and mineral soil in a deciduous forest in New Hampshire" published in June 2012 in the journal Botany. She co-authored the article with R. Greg Thorn and Kevin T. Smith. Read the article here.
Biology of Cells
Biology of Organisms
Health Issues & Concerns
Plants & Civilization
Women & Science
ECOS (Educational Coalition for Optimizing Sustainability)
Objective of the club: To go along with Mount Ida College's Green Initiative, students will get involved in projects to educate the student body, to coordinate activities regarding sustainability, and to help optimize sustainability of Mount Ida College.
- School of Arts and Sciences