Frederic J. Brenner

Professor of Biology
All FacultyBiology

Contact Information
Phone: 724-458-2113

Frederic J. Brenner


  • B.S., Thiel College
  • M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
  • Certified Senior Ecologist
  • Certified Wildlife Biologist


  • Fellow and Life Member American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow Ohio Academy of Science
  • The Wildlife Society
  • American Fisheries Society
  • Life Member Pennsylvania Academy of Science
  • Ten other professional Societies

Areas of Expertise

  • General Ecology
  • Wildlife and Fishery Management
  • Wildlife Genetics
  • Wildlife Diseases
  • Forestry

Courses Taught

  • General Ecology
  • Conservation and Wildlife Biology
  • Basis of Wildlife Behavior
  • Aquatic and Fishery Biology
  • Physical and Environmental Geology

Selected Research

  • Wildlife and Fishery Ecology and Genetics
  • Surface Mine Reclamation

Selected Publications

  • T24 HRAS Transformed NIH/3T3 Mouse Cells (Ghras T-NIH/3T3 in Serial Tumorigenic Passages Give Rise to Increasingly Aggressive Tumorigenic Cell Lines T-1A and T2-A and Metastatic Cell Lines T3-HA and T4-PA.
  • Species of Special Concern in Pennsylvania Special Publication Carnegie Museum of National History
  • Co-editor of 14 books on Ecology and Resource Management

Professional Experience

  • Over 40 years of teaching and research in a variety of areas.


  • Hunting and Fishing
  • Raising and training bird dogs

You might be surprised to know

Eagle Scout, Member of the Executive Board, French Creek Council, Member of Area Four Committee, Northeast Region BSA. Council Representative to National Council BSA, Eucharistic Minister Episcopal church


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