Curriculum Vitae & Professional Credentials

Please click on  MarcBergerCV_2011 for a PDF version of Dr. Berger’s curriculum vitae including work  experiences in teaching, science education writing, and biomedical research, fellowship awards, professional memberships, and publications.

Summary of Education, Career Experience, and Credentials

Education

  • Post-baccalaureate Teacher Certification, Drexel University Goodwin College of Professional Studies, School of Education
  • Ph.D., Immunology, Thomas Jefferson University College of Graduate Studies
  • B.S., Biology, State University of New York at Binghamton

Teaching Certification Credentials and Documents

Click on the links below to view the documents

  • Pennsylvania Instructional I Certification, Biology (grades 7-12), Issued July 2011
  • Academic transcript-Drexel University School of Education »MBerger_Drexel_Transcript
  • Letter Certifying Program Completion-Drexel University Field Placement Office »MBerger_Drexel_Cert_Verif
  • PRAXIS Scores-PPST in Reading, Writing, and Math; PRAXIS II Biology Content Knowledge »PraxisScoreReport

Professional Organization Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • American Medical Writers Association (AMWA)
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
  • National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)
  • Pennsylvania School Teachers Association (PSTA)
  • Science NetLinks (AAAS), Member, Scientific Advisory Board
  • Thomas Jefferson University College of Graduate Studies Alumni Association, Board of Directors

Scientific Qualifications

  • Over twenty years experience as a biomedical research scientist (academia and industry) in the following areas
    • Immunology
    • Transplantation
    • Immune system development
    • Preclinical development of immune and gene based therapies to treat cancer and infectious diseases
  • Broad and in-depth  content knowledge in general biology, cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, anatomy & physiology, bioethics, and medical sciences
  • Highly skilled and knowledgeable in scientific inquiry, all facets of experimentation, scientific communication and presentation
  • Accomplished writer and speaker with strong communication skills

Education Credentials

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education Outreach Activities (Note:  More detailed information on the following activities can be found on the Professional Activities page)

  • Actively involved with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Project 2061 as a  science education (K-12) content assessor, advisor  and  developer (pro bono and freelance consultant).  Programs that I am involved with include:

Science NetLinks (SNL):  As a partner with Verizon’s Thinkfinity Foundation, SNL is an online provider of free standards based lesson plans and other resources for k-12 educators

Science, Books, and Films (SB&F)Review journal of science education materials for teachers and librarians

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