Mary Donohue, Program Coordinator, Lecturer
Mary Donohue is a program coordinator and lecturer for the Master of Science in Biotechnology program. Dr. Donohue informally began teaching at the age of 16, when she began volunteering at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, MD. She went on to volunteer here for nearly a decade. Dr. Donohue completed her undergraduate studies at Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD, where she conducted research in the field of parasitology. Dr. Donohue earned her doctorate from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. There, she studied extraocular photoreception in stomatopod crustaceans, or mantis shrimps. Dr. Donohue’s teaching experience has spanned the fields of physiology, neurobiology, cell biology, ecology, and evolution. She has taught in both lab and lecture/active learning settings.