Our Faculty

Marcy Kelly

Department Chairperson

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences


  • @New York City
    One Pace Plaza W330


BA ,
Biological Sciences

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics


Gulino, K. M., Zuzga, D. S. & Peteroy-Kelly, M. A. (2016, March). The Effects of M. bovis-BCG on the Vasodilator-Stimulated Phosphoprotein in the Macrophage Actin Filament Network. BIOS.

Brancaccio-Taras, L., Pape-Lindstrom, P., Peteroy-Kelly, M., Aguirre, K., Awong-Taylor, J., Balser, T., Cahill, M., Jack, T., Kelrick, M., Miller, K., Marley, K., Osgood, M., Romano, S. & Uzman, A. The PULSE Vision and Change Rubrics version 1.0; A Valid and Equitable Tool to Measure Life Sciences Department Transformation at all Institution Types. CBE: Life Sciences Education.

Pape-Lindstrom, P., Jack, T., Miller, K., Aguirre, K., Awong-Taylor, J., Balser, T., Loretta, B., Peteroy-Kelly, M., Marley, K., Osgood, M. & Romano, S. (2015, December). PULSE Pilot Certification Results. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. Vol 17 (Issue 2)

Kelly, M. A. (2015). The Fundamentals of Scientific Research: An Introductory Laboratory Manual..


Patel, N. D., Lawrence, R., Yancey, R. & Peteroy-Kelly, M. (2015, June). American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. Persistent Mycobacterium bovis-BCG is Resistant to Glutathione Induced Reductive Stress Killing.. American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA

Buraei, Z., Marcello, M., Strahs, D., Zuzga, D., Crispo, E. & Peteroy-Kelly, M. (2015, May). American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators 2015. Research-Based Biology in the Curriculum: Assessment of a Year-Long Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory. American Society for Microbiology, Austin, TX

Kelly, M. A., Strahs, D., Buraei, Z. K. & Marcello, M. R. (2015, May 30). ASMCUE 2015. Research-Based Biology in the Curriculum: Assessment of a Year-Long Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory. American Society for Microbiology, Austin, TX


1. Understanding the interaction between mycobacteria and small molecules produced by the human immune response. 2. Biology undergradauate edcuation reform.

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Kelly, M. (2016, January). Persistent Mycobacterium bovis-BCG is resistant to glutathione induced reductive stress killing..
Provost's Office , Pace University , $2,733.32 . Funded,

Kelly, M. A. (2015, October). Expanding Horizons in the Biology Community at Pace University-NYC.
Pace University, Dyson College, Mentoring Grant Funding , Pace University , $5,000.00 . Funded,


  • Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education [Fellow] , September 2012
    Organization developed in 2012 by major stakeholders in biology undergraduate education (NSF, NIH/NIGMS, HHMI, AAAS) to implement the core compencies and concepts outlined in the 2011 Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action report.
  • Beta Beta Beta , September 2000
    National undergraduate Biology honor society
  • American Society for Microbiology [Lead Facilitatory for Biology Scholars Program Transitions Residency; Lead Research Editor, Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education] , September 1999
    National, professional scientific society for individuals interested in microbiology


  • Peer Leader Training for Discussion Group Program [Faculty Mentor]
    Desc: Trained all BIO 101, CHE 111 and MAT discussion group peer leaders.


  • UNV 101 Advisory Board [Committee Chair]
    Desc: Tasked to perform a full assessment of UNV 101 and provide Provost with recommendations for the program
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Our UNV 101 program is in line with national standards and best practices for first year experience courses.
  • Retention Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Attend Retention Committee meetings and provide suggestions. My work focused on providing committee information on the UNV 101 program and retention of STEM majors.
  • Announced Dyson Graduate Names [Attendee, Graduation]
    Desc: Announced names of Dyson graduates at the NYC undergraduate graduation ceremony.
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