Theresa Grana





Theresa Grana, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
436 Jepson Science Center
University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Office: (540) 654-1196

Visit my web site. 

Theresa Grana, Assistant Professor of Biology, joined the UMW Biological Sciences Department in 2008. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina for her studies of oncogenes in cellular responses to ionizing radiation. As a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Grana examined the roles of cell adhesion in cell migration events in development. Her current research interests include nematode diversity, nematode descriptions, and including undergraduates in authentic research experiences. Dr. Grana teaches Biological Concepts, General Genetics, Bioinformatics, Developmental Biology, and Senior Seminar.


  • BIOL 121, Biological Concepts I
  • Biol 302, Developmental Biology
  • BIOL 341, General Genetics
  • BIOL 451, Senior Seminar
  • BIOL 444, Bioinformatics