Rutgers GSE CMSI

Laricca London-Thomas

Laricca London-Thomas is an Assistant Professor of Biology in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Alabama A&M University. She joined the department in 2016 as a tenure-track faculty member after a brief Post-Doctoral training experience at Howard University. She is a trained Microbiologist, currently leading a research program in the area of Food Safety and the prevention of food-borne illness. Her sentiments are that of Faye Wattleton, “my satisfaction comes from my commitment to advancing a better world”.  Laricca is truly honored to be in a position where she can train a new wave of scientists who are committed to producing outstanding research and contribute to a broader body of knowledge. In addition to being a Microbiologist, she is a very passionate 21st century STEM educator. It is her heart’s desire to impart knowledge, inspire and motivate every student that she encounters. Although Laricca’s years in the classroom have just begun, she is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and research.