Dr. Jean Shingle of Coatesville Appointed to Full-Time Faculty at IU

Coatesville resident Jean M. Shingle, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of Immaculata University as an assistant professor of Biology.
From 1997 to recently, Dr. Shingle was an adjunct faculty member in the Biology and Chemistry departments at Immaculata University. She began her career as a research technician in the Department of Biochemistry at Thomas Jefferson University before moving to Princeton University as a Teaching Fellow.
While as an adjunct member at Immaculata, she conceived and developed online WebCT-based courses in Microbiology and Human Diseases and a course in Human Genetics, designed specifically for students who have little science background.
Dr. Shingle earned her BA in Biology/Chemistry from Immaculata University and received both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University. As a student at Immaculata University, she was the recipient of the Freshmen Chemistry Award and the Senior Chemistry Award. She earned a National Institutes of Health (NIH) fellowship to Princeton for 1991-1992 and continued her studies at Princeton with a NIH training grant. Since 1999, she has been a member of the Association for Women in Science.
She is active in her community and volunteers both in the classroom and on various fundraising committees at Coatesville Area Catholic Elementary School. This past year she has been a volunteer for the American Cancer Society. She is married and has two school-aged children.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection between route 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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