Deborah Petrik

Deborah Petrik

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

 

Deborah Petrik joins the Biology Department as a visiting assistant professor of biology. Dr. Petrik received a Ph.D. in biological sciences from Illinois State University in 2015. She comes to Rhodes after serving as a postdoctoral researcher at Pennsylvania State University where she studied the unique aspects of xylan biosynthesis and modification. Dr. Petrik has taught a first-year student research initiative course titled Fast Farming and has assisted in teaching courses in DNA and RNA molecular techniques in the laboratory.