Kirsten Fertuck

Kirsten FertuckAssistant Academic Specialist
Biochemistry and Environmental Toxicology

Department of Biology
Northeastern University
203 F Mugar Life Sciences
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 

Academic Education

  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, dual with Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University
  • Hon.B.Sc. in Toxicology & Environment, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Research Interests

I am interested in the effects of pollutants on signaling through the estrogen receptor.

Teaching Activities

At Northeastern I am teaching Introduction to Biochemistry and have also taught Cell and Molecular Biology. At other area institutions I have additionally taught numerous other courses, including Genetics, Introductory Molecules & Cells, Environmental Biology, and Plant Biology. I serve as the new full-time teaching faculty member for Biochemistry and look forward to being involved with other biochemistry offerings at Northeastern.