Francesca De Martini, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Biology

Life Science

Office: NU 6 - Room: 186

Notices

Summer 2024 BIO 181 online: 

1) You MUST purchase the lab kit from Home Science Tools https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/

2) You won't need to purchase any textbooks. This is the book that we will be using for free!!

3) Students will need access to a computer (laptop, PC, Mac, iPad, or Chromobook) with a webcam, and a reliable internet access. 

 Let me know if you have any questions: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

 

 

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

Online

Online

Online

Online

Online

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Office hours are going to be by appointment only. Check your Canvas class for more information.

 

 

Classes Taught

Summer 2024

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.

Course Notes: 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
15325

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an 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 are required to have access to a computer or mobile device with a microphone, speakers, a camera, and internet access. Exams will require the use of a lockdown browser and smartphones will not work with the online exams. I-Pads can be used.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

iBelong Student Success Initiative. Class 15325: is part of “iBelong” utilizing an iPad to complete coursework. Please visit our iBelong website for more information on student iPad checkouts. https://www.mesacc.edu/ibelong

Class 15325 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 15325 must also register for one of .

15326

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Closed

Notes: This is an 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.

A lab kit must be purchased from Home Science Tools https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15326 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15326 must also register for .

15327

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an 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.

A lab kit must be purchased from Home Science Tools https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15327 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15327 must also register for .

Fall 2024

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.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13691
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

1 of 48
Seats Available

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

iBelong Student Success Initiative. Class 13691: is part of “iBelong” utilizing an iPad to complete coursework. Please visit our iBelong website for more information on student iPad checkouts. https://www.mesacc.edu/ibelong

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 13691 must also register for one of .

15293
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Closed

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

iBelong Student Success Initiative. Class 15293: is part of “iBelong” utilizing an iPad to complete coursework. Please visit our iBelong website for more information on student iPad checkouts. https://www.mesacc.edu/ibelong

Class 15293 Students get hands-on experience doing an original research assignment.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 15293 must also register for .

15923

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

27 of 48
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Exams will require the use of a lockdown browser and smartphones will not work with the online exams. I-Pads can be used.

A lab kit must be purchased from Home Science Tools https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/

iBelong Student Success Initiative. Class 15923: is part of “iBelong” utilizing an iPad to complete coursework. Please visit our iBelong website for more information on student iPad checkouts. https://www.mesacc.edu/ibelong

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

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 15923 must also register for one of .

13692
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
Mo
7:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Open

1 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 13692 must also register for .

13693
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/21/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
7:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Closed

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 13693 must also register for .

15294
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/22/2024 - 12/13/2024
Th
10:30 AM - 1:20 PM

Closed

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Class 15294 Students get hands-on experience doing an original research assignment.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15294 must also register for .

15924

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

9 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

A lab kit must be purchased from Home Science Tools https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/

Class 15924 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15924 must also register for .

15925

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

A lab kit must be purchased from Home Science Tools https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/mcc-hybrid-bio-181-kit/

Class 15925 Students may contact instructor at: francesca.de.martini@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15925 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
13774
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Independent Study
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Closed

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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