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  Dr. Marcia Harrison-Pitaniello
 Department of Biological Sciences
 Marshall University


Dr. Harrison is a professor in the Department of Biological sciences with research interests in the environmental regulation of plant growth and development. Dr. Harrison is currently involved in promoting Plant Biology Outreach through a grant from the American Society of Plant Biology. She was the Principal Investigator of NSF-funded MU-ADVANCE Program, an innovative networking effort between female STEM faculty working with administrative partners to foster institutional change. The Program was been instrumental in developing university-level best practices for recruitment, new faculty orientation, and faculty retention. She was also the Principal Investigator of the  Program, a National Science Foundation grant titled, Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Research at Marshall University which mentored undergraduate students in year-long mathematical biology research projects.

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