Sandra Adams, Ph.D.
Montclair State University
Dr. Adams is a Professor in the Department of Biology at Montclair State University in New Jersey. Her specializations are molecular virology and science education, and her research focuses on the use of natural products to inhibit the replication of animal viruses. One of her primary responsibilities is to offer the Phage Hunters Program, a national experiment in research and education originally funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, in which freshman students conduct authentic research to isolate, purify, amplify, and characterize a novel bacteriophage.