Danielle Condry

Dr. Danielle CondryAssistant Professor of Practice

Van Es 125
701 231 8345
danielle.condry@ndsu.edu

Courses I Teach

  • Microbiology 350 (Starting Fall 2019)
  • Microbiology 350L (Fall)
  • Microbiology 352 (Spring)
  • Microbiology 352L (Starting Spring 2020)
  • Microbiology 460L (Spring)

Educational Philosophy

I have a great passion for teaching and helping my students succeed in whatever goals and paths they set for themselves. I believe in providing students the opportunity for learning and gaining insights in a caring environment that is grounded in well-designed educational outcomes that emphasize current knowledge, skill development, and professionalism. I hope my students leave my classroom with an understanding that they have the capacity to share their knowledge with others and impact the world around them.

Educational Research Interests

  • Authentic, inquiry science experiences in the classroom and their impact on trust of scientific information and decision making.
  • The development of service learning assignments in large enrollment science classes.
  • The impact of service-learning assignments on motivation, student success, and retention.
  • Development of mastery learning techniques in a fixed college semester.
  • Action research impacting my own classes, colleagues’ classes, and the department.
  • Utilization of systems approach to designing curriculum and assessment at the class and department level.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Dakota (2013)Area of Study: Type III Secretion System of Yersinia pestis, regulation and small molecule inhibitors, immune cell response to Type III Secretion System needle proteins.

Professional Experience

  • Part-time online instructor, Extended Learning University of North Dakota (2017–18)
  • Assistant Professor, Associate Graduate Faculty, Biomedical Sciences, University of North Dakota (2013–17)

Science Research Experience

  • Design, implementation, and evaluation of molecular studies in the pathogenesis of Yersinia pestis and other Gram-negative bacteria.
  • Experienced in common molecular skills of bacteriology.
  • Proficient in cell culture techniques.

Other Interests

Outside of work I like to spend as much time as I can outside playing, doing yoga, reading, gardening, and hiking. I also love to cook/eat, travel, and plan vacations around eating. All these activities I love to do with my friends and family.