Dr. Donald G. Gerbig Jr., Ph.D.                             Education:

Associate Professor                                                     B.S., Biology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

Department of Biological Sciences                            M.S., Microbiology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Kent State Tuscarawas                                               Ph.D., Comparative and Experimental Medicine,

                                                                                                        The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Office:  ST154                                                            Postdoctoral Research Associate:

Phone: 330-308-7484                                                       The State University of New York, Buffalo

Fax:  330-339- 3321                                                         The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Email: dgerbig@kent.edu                                                    

Spring 2014-Kent State Tuscarawas

Biology Course information

-Check your Flashline/Blackboard Account

-Visit the Tusc Campus Bookstore for your textbook needs.

Department of Biological Sciences

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Interested in a Biology major at Kent State?

BS/BA in Biology

Kent State @Tuscarawas Biology Laboratory Pages

Laboratory Images

Educational Web Sites

Inner life of the cell -music (This may take a few minutes to load)

Inner life of the cell -narrated

Kimball’s Biology Pages -an online textbook

Online Bacteriology Textbook-an online resource

Organism Information


Information on the Chytrids-an online resource


Pseudomonas vs. Alcaligenes in OF medium-ASM web site

Centers for Disease Control Websites

Public Health Information Library (PHIL) -great website for images

H1N1 influenza updates

Clostridium difficile general information

MRSA -Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus information

Prions-Information on Prion diseases

Neisseria sicca- Identification of Neisseria and related species


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                                          Conceptual Biology Information

What is Conceptual Biology?

Conceptual Biology is a teacher-friendly, graduate course for Biology teachers in grades 5-10.  This tuition free, 5 credit -hour Kent State University course combines basic and updated concepts in modern biology with hands-on activities.

Conceptual Biology 2014

Check back soon for an application

Click here for an information brochure


                                    Conceptual Biology is contingent upon funding from the Ohio Board of Regents.

                                                                    Final approval is expected in January 2014.