June 19, 2018

Zora Dougherty deGrandpre, author of AP Chemistry and co-author of AP Biology, has been a high school science teacher of biology, chemistry and physics. She holds a B.S. degree in Medicinal Chemistry from SUNY and an MS from the Department of Natural Science, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, where her thesis was entitled “The Development of an ELISA for Anti-lymphocyte Antibodies in Plasmapheresis Donors and Recipients.” Her doctoral thesis at Roswell is entitled “Anti-idiotypic T-suppressor Cells in Response to Bacterial Dextrans.” Her educator responsibilities have included involvement in outcomes-based curriculum development as well as laboratory exercise development using standards developed in conjunction with the NYS Department of Education and as a member of curriculum development committees responsible for the creation of outcomes-based standards and Regents test development, with a particular emphasis in laboratory science.