Abbie Tomba






Abbie Tomba, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of Biology
334 Jepson Science Center
University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Office: (540) 654-1366

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Abbie Tomba is a streams ecologist and Associate Professor of Biology who joined the department in 2006. She earned her M.S. at Bowling Green State University where she studied the effects of chemical cues on crayfish behavior. She then went on to Auburn University where she earned her Ph.D. studying the interactions between freshwater snails and trematode parasites.  Her current research continues to focus on predator-prey and  host-parasite interactions in invertebrates.  Abbie teaches Biological Concepts I&II, Introduction to Ecology, and Parasitology.