Dr. Paul Falso
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Academic Department: Biology
Office Location: Sullivan Hall
- B.S., Allegheny College
- Ph.D., University of California
Paul comes to Saint Francis University all the way from California where he studied at the University of California, Berkley. In 2011, he earned his Ph.D. in molecular toxicology, and his dissertation was titled “The Effects of Agricultural Contaminants on Endocrine and Immune Function in Amphibians.” Over the years, he has done research on a number of biology topics at Allegheny College, Duke University, and the University of California. In 2010, Paul was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship, and was given the opportunity to “explore California biodiversity,” while also student teaching at Helms Middle School in San Pablo,California.
During his schooling, Paul worked as both a graduate student instructor and a research mentor for other students. Already, he has a number of publications and has presented at both the 2011 North America Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting and the 2011 Northern California Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting. Paul is a member of the North America Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, the Northern California Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, and the Society of Toxicology.