Brunella Bowditch, Ph.D.

Brunella Bowditch
Phone: 732-987-2377
Office Location:
A&S 202
Office Hours:
Wednesday 2:00-4:00 PM. Available M-Th by appointment as well.

 Educational Background:

  • The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1989 Ph.D. in Biology
  • The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.,1985 Master of Science in Biology
  • Universita' Di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy 1984. Bachelor of Science in Biology, emphasis in systematic botany.


  • Lipscomb D., Bowditch B., Riordan G.P., Accepted for publication 2010: A Molecular and Ultrastructural Description of Spathidiopsis Buddenbrocki and the Phylogenetic Position of the Family Placidae (Ciliophora).
  • Lindholm Kivimaki K., Bowditch M. B.2, Riordan G. P., Lipscomb D. L. 20081 Phylogeny and Systematic Position of Zosterodasys (Ciliophora, Synhymeniida): A Combined Analysis of Ciliate Relationships Using Morphological and Molecular Data. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology.
  • Grady A., Weber A., Bowditch B., 2010. Species Identification of New Jersey Oxeye Daisies Leucanthemum Miller Compositae. Botany 2010 Meeting, Providence RI.
  • Soltysik K., Weber A., Bowditch B., 2010 Phytochemical Data on the Leucanthemum Atratum Group Compositae. Botany 2010 Meeting, Providence RI.

Courses Taught:

  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II 

Research Area:

  • Plant systematics
  • Chemotaxonomy

Service to the University:

  • Chair of Biology
  • Chair of the Biology Graduate program
  • Member of the Program Review Committee
  • Advisor to the Allied Health Majors
  • Advisor to Biology Majors

Why I Love GCU:

  • I love GCU for its values, mission, small size, and focus on the education of women.

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