Quinnipiac University
Linda M. Iadarola

Associate Teaching Professor of Biology

Dr. Linda Iadarola is an Associate Teaching Professor of Biology, primarily for Introductory Biology lecture and lab courses. She is also Coordinator for Bio105 and Bio106 Lectures and Labs and Co-Chair of the IDEAL and QSTEP student programs. Prior to her employment at Quinnipiac University, Dr. Iadarola was a Pharmaceutical Biotech Research Scientist at Cognetix, Inc., an Electron Microscopy Research Associate in the Department of Biology (Yale University), and a Clinical Laboratory Technician in the VAMC Department of Virology. Her professional interests include, the science of learning, interdisciplinary course design, technology use in the classroom, and student-centered learning. Dr. Iadarola has been awarded two grants and a faculty fellowship to improve the classroom learning environment, and create interdisciplinary courses and multidisciplinary case studies. She has been an invited speaker in regional conferences regarding problem-based learning and technology for student engagement, and her work on problem-based learning with case studies has been published with the National Cast Study Center at Buffalo and in the peer-reviewed journal, The American Biology Teacher.


  • BS, University of Connecticut
  • MS, Southern Connecticut State University
  • PHD, University of Connecticut

Areas of Expertise

  • Cell Biology and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Neurobiology concentration)


  • Biological Sciences

Office Location

  • Buckman Center 134

Mail Drop

  • BC-SCI


Quinnipiac University

Associate Teaching Professor

Hamden, CT

2016 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Assistant Teaching Professor

Hamden, CT

2015 - 2016

Quinnipiac University

Term Faculty

Hamden, CT

2010 - 2015

Quinnipiac University

Adjunct Professor

Hamden, CT

2006 - 2010

Gateway Community College

Adjunct Professor

New Haven, CT

2005 - 2010

Cognetix, Inc.

Research Scientist

Essex, CT

1998 - 2004

Yale University

Research Associate II

New Haven, CT

1990 - 1998

Veteran's Administration Medical Center

Clinical Laboratory Technician

West Haven, CT

1987 - 1990