Victoria Knab Biologists

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Victoria Knab

Cell: (215) 527-8429


13 Andrew Ln, Lansdale PA 19446




Arcadia University – Glenside, PA

(2016-2020) Expected to Graduate May 2020

Bachelors of Arts majoring in Biology and a focus on conservation science


University of Stirling – Stirling, Scotland UK

(January-June 2016)

Study Abroad – Second Semester FYSAE


North Penn High School – Lansdale, PA


–          Distinguished honors

–          Independent Study (Greenhouse Management)




·         Worked with SPES to analyses and infer trends and information from data sets


·         Handling and cross-breeding of Drosophila melanogaster, PCR, evaluation of heritable traits three point mapping of genes followed in subject.

Plant Biology

·         Physiology, taxonomy, Life history, and handling of plant life from unicellular to complex multicellular, terrestrial and aquatic, as well as fungal life.

·         Developed Herbarium from native and invasive flora found in eastern PA.

Marine Biology

·         Examination and survey of East coast marine habitats, intertidal to outer tidal and rocky bottom to soft bottom.

·         Studied flora and fauna as well as physical geography.

·         Water sampling techniques including sechie disks, Ph meter, plankton troughs, and temperature.


·         Native plant identification with a focus on distribution and abundance

·         Studied evolution of adaptations, behaviours, niches, competition, and predation

·         Conducted population growth studies and forested ecosystem sampling

·         Examined Plant community succession and ecosystem nutrient cycling.

Global Field Study (Fiji)

·         Red, Green, and Brown algae taxonomy and identification

·         Field work snorkeling and algae collection in waters surrounding Fiji 

·         Documentation of specimens in iNaturalist’s app

Aquatic Biology

·         Studied varied freshwater ecosystems

·         Observed how location, water permanence, and species composition interact to form different habitats

·         Completed lab work with mosquito and salamander collection and identification  


·         Basic overview of Physical Geology emphasis on Important geological formations

·         Rock and mineral identification



Work Experience

Landman Library

Student Supervisor

–          Mastered at the circulation desk tasks. ,

–          Managed up to 3 student workers, at a time, worked with over 40 individuals.

–           Directed closing the facilities.

–          Became familiar with the online cataloging system and maintenance of cannon printers.


Dendrochronology Lab

Lab Assistant

–          Learned history of dendrochronology

–          Beginning knowledgeable of tree sample processing

–          Skills with sanding equipment and saws

–          Measuring of tree rings and fire scar identification

–          Proficient with the measuring program Tellervo



9/2013-6/2016 High School Diploma at North Penn High School

Senior year I ran the green house which had hydroponic, aquaponic, and aeroponic systems.

9/2016-5/2020 Bachelors of arts in Biology at Arcadia University