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1980 …2023

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Dr. John Gaynor received his B.S. in Biology from Saint Joseph’s College in Philadelphia, his Ph.D. from Rutgers University in Plant Biology and was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Biology Department at Yale University and the Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology at Rockefeller University. With support from NSF, Dr. Gaynor has investigated the ethylene response and molecular aspects of the stress response in higher plants. He has published over 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals and was invited as a Visiting Scholar by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Academia Sinica) to work and lecture in the People’s Republic of China. Dr. Gaynor has recently initiated research efforts into the field of nanotechnology and, through collaboration, in the molecular biology of Cnidarians.


Scholarly Interests

Molecular biology of Cnidarians; jellyfish venomics

Research interests

The Field of nanotechnology and, through collaboration, in the molecular biology of Cnidarians.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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