Francesca De Martini, Ph.D.

Full Time Faculty - Biology

Life Science

Office: NU 6 - Room: 186

Notices

SPRING 2021 BIO 181 online:

Course material for the lecture portion:

1) https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e

2) Students will need access to a computer (laptop, PC, Mac or iPad) with a webcam, and internet access. Chromebooks will NOT meet course technology requirements. 

Course material for the LAB portion:

1) Lab kits are MANDATORY for this course 

Please contact me if you have any questions!

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  
 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Online

Online

Online

Online

Online

By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment

Office hours are virtual and they are offered via Webex (link on Canvas).

Office hours are also available by appointment.

 

Classes Taught

Fall 2020

BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 4 Credits
The study and principles of structure and function of organisms at the molecular and cellular levels. A detailed exploration of the chemistry of life, the cell, and genetics. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101. One year of high school or one semester of college-level biology and chemistry is strongly recommended.
Lab kit purchase required.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34081
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 34081 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Class 34081 Students will need access to a computer (laptop, PC, Mac or iPad) with a webcam, and internet access. Chromebooks will not meet course technology requirements.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Additional Notes: Lab kit purchase required.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 34081 must also register for one of .
34095
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 34095 Students will need access to a computer (laptop, PC, Mac or iPad) with a webcam, and internet access. Chromebooks will not meet course technology requirements. This course will use a free online textbook. The additional purchase of a lab kit from the Mesa Community College bookstore will be required.

Students may contact instructor at francesca.demartini@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Due to COVID19 impact; this class was transitioned from In person to Hybrid, Live Online or fully Online.

Additional Notes: Lab kit purchase required.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 34095 must also register for one of .
34082
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 34082 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 34082 must also register for .
34083
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 34083 Students may contact instructor at francesca.demartini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 34083 must also register for .
34096
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at francesca.demartini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 34096 must also register for .
34097
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at francesca.demartini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 34097 must also register for .
BIO298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development. Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34146
Dobson Campus
Independent Study
Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 34146 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Spring 2021

BIO181 General Biology (Majors) I 4 Credits
The study and principles of structure and function of organisms at the molecular and cellular levels. A detailed exploration of the chemistry of life, the cell, and genetics. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101. One year of high school or one semester of college-level biology and chemistry is strongly recommended.
One year of high school or one semester of college-level biology and chemistry is strongly recommended.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32430
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

7 of 48
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 32430 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Students will need access to a computer (laptop, PC, Mac or iPad) with a webcam, and internet access. Chromebooks will NOT meet course technology requirements. Lab kit purchase is required. International shipments are not allowed.
Your instructor may email you additional instructions specific to your section that may include specific dates for exams, technology requirements, or other course related requirements.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 32430 must also register for one of .
32402
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

2 of 48
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 32402 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Students will need access to a computer (laptop, PC, Mac or iPad) with a webcam, and internet access. Chromebooks will NOT meet course technology requirements. Lab kit purchase is required. International shipments are not allowed.
Your instructor may email you additional instructions specific to your section that may include specific dates for exams, technology requirements, or other course related requirements.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 32402 must also register for one of .
32431
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 32431 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 32431 must also register for .
32432
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

7 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 32432 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 32432 must also register for .
32403
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 32403 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 32403 must also register for .
32404
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

2 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 32404 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 32404 must also register for .

Degrees & Awards

Degrees:

Post-doctoral studies (Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2019)

Ph.D. Environmental Life Sciences (Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2016)

Master in Sciences and Bio-Monitoring Technologies (University of Studies of Genova, Italy, 2006)

B.S. Biology (University of Studies Milano-Bicocca, Italy, 2004)

Recognitions:

Spring 2020 PHI THETA KAPPA MENTOR

 

 

 

 

 

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