Academy of Visual and Performing Arts, BPS
Christine Lamont was born, and educated in Scotland. At the University of Glasgow, she studied Physiology (B.Sc. and PhD). She has worked as a medical researcher, studying muscle biology at the University of Calgary, Canada, the University of Liverpool, England, and the University of Maryland at Baltimore. She has published her research (Journal of Physiology (London), Pflugers Archive, American Journal of Physiology, Circulation Research, and Annals of the NY Academy of Science), and presented her research to learned societies around the world (Physiological Society, Oxford, Cambridge, University College London; American Heart Association, Dallas; Biophysical Society, Baltimore, New Orleans and Jerusalem). In Buffalo she took classes at Buffalo State College to obtain NYS teacher certification. She has been teaching for 6 years in the Buffalo City School System. She is currently teaching at BPS #192, the Buffalo Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts, where she teaches Biology, Environmental Science and Earth Science. She hopes to provide better hands on science experience for her students and encourage them to use their artistic talents to bring attention to environmental issues (painting rain barrels, making posters and creating public service announcement videos). She is a Member of National Association of Biology Teachers, and, the Science Teachers Association of New York State. In her spare time she enjoys bird watching and practicing yoga.