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Skidmore College
Biology Department

Tracy L. Broderson

Biology Department Technical Assistant @ Skidmore since 2002

Dana Science Center  
Room 313
Biology Department
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 580-5087

(518) 580-5071



B.S., Animal Science, Cornell University, 1999

Position Responsibilities:

As Technical Assistant, Tracy works closely with the department chair(s) and administrative assistant in job duties which include:

  1. maintenance of aviaries, amphibian tanks, aquaria, and other animal culture facilities;

  2. coordination and maintenance of the Skidmore Greenhouse, displays in the Dana Science Center atrium, and plant culture facilities;

  3. maintenance of the department's microscopy facilities and associated photographic and digital capturing systems;

  4. coordination of departmental activities and maintenance of repairs with Skidmore's Facilities Services department;

  5. coordination of maintenance of common departmental equipment including centrifuges, autoclaves, laptop computers, deionization systems, growth chambers, office equipment, and others;

  6. coordination of chemical and biological safety protocols and files in the department;

  7. maintenance of the Biology Department web site; and

  8. work with the departmental administrative assistant on miscellaneous technical and related administrative duties.


New York State Certified EMT-B

Member of Community Emergency Corps, Ballston Spa, NY