Office Number: C-511W

Office Tel: 718 518 6879

Courses usually taught:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Principles of Biology
  • General Biology
  • Human Biology
  • Microbiology

Areas of Expertise and Interest:

  • Behavioral Neuroscience focusing on Paternal care. Experimental model used is the Prairie vole, Microtus ochrogaster.
  • Neuronal implications in learning.
Publications- First Authored Publications Only
  • Lang D-L Y, Bamshad M, Dorcely R., Pattern of VTAl Activation in the Brain of Male Prairie Vole's (Microtus ochrogaster) in Response to Infant-Related Stimuli. Brain Research - Elsevier. 1714: 119-125
  • Lang D-L Y & Dorcely R., Physiological Impact of Age on Learning    [International Journal of Arts & Sciences, ISSN: 1944-6934: 09(02):541–550
  • Lang D-L, Y, Laryea W, Fassil F, Bamshad M., Do females influence paternal responsiveness in male prairie voles Microtus ochrogaster by increasing the salience of infant odors? Current Zoology 59 (3): 317–325
  • Lang D-L, Y, Bamshad-Alavi M, Laryea W, Fassil F., Exploring factors that impact neuronal activation producing paternal care in the male prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster)     International Journal of Arts & Sciences [University Publications ISSN: 1943-6114: 5(3):35–35
  • Yamoah D-L, Y, Baginskii K, Bamshad-Alavi M., Changes in response to Odors during the reproductive period in male and female prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster).Canadian Journal of Zoology 86:224-230
  • Lang D-L Y, Menstruation: A Pure and Rich Sacrifice Touchstone. Volume 9.1:35-37
  • Lang D-L, Y, Concerns and Myths of Organ donation Touchstone. Volume 8.1:24-25
 Exhibition Production
  • Lang D-L Y, Practical ways to address the academic needs of your students by starting from where they are   Podcast /CTL Tidbits Series.
  • Lang D-L Y, Misnomer of the School-College Gap and ways to deal with the reality to improve student success.       Podcast /CTL Tidbits Series.
Administrative Service - Some Selections
  • CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences Awards Program; Program Director
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences A.S. Degree; Program Coordinator
  • Forensic Science A.S./Dual Degree; Program Coordinator
  • Senate Scholarships & Awards Committee; Chairperson
  • BIO 140/141, BIO150/151, BIO240; Course Manager
  • Office at Large – Hostos CC; Committee Member
Reviewer - Some Selections
  • Pearson Publishers; Pre-Revision Reviewer
  • CUNY CUE Conference; Abstract Reviewer
  • American Biology Teacher Journal; Manuscript Reviewer
  • The Feliks Gross Awards - CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences; Award Reviewer
  • Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS); Abstract Reviewer
Consultation - Some Selections
  • Partners-In-Publishing (PiP)-Online Learning Content Developer; Subject Matter Expert
  • Lrnr Online Collaborative-Guidance Provider for Adaptive learning; Subject Matter Expert
  • Manhattan College Summer Bridge Course-Redesign Biology “Crash Course” content; Subject Matter Expert
  • Intellus Open Course Content for Macmillan Learning-Online Learning Content Reviewer; Subject Matter Expert
Curricular Development - Some Selections
  • Anatomy & Physiology II Course, Hostos CC.-Created Course Instruction Guide r Faculty
  • Early College at HERO High School - New Course Developed Honors/Advanced Biology course  
  • New Courses Developed, Hostos CC.-Four Biology courses developed; BIO140, BIO141, BIO150 and BIO 151
Conference Oral Presentations and Invited Lectures - Some Selections
  • Roundtable Presenter; Is there a Misnomer in the Mutually Exclusive Evolution Theory and Creationism Theory? -5th Life Discovery – Doing Science Biology Education Conference (LDC): Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, Gainesville, FL
  • Oral Presenter; Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Content Assessed between a Non OER and OER Anatomy and Pysiology Laboratory Class at Hostos CC-Bronx OER Celebration 2019, Bronx, NY
  • Guest Presenter:  Options available in Biology and the Natural Sciences. -CUNY Start and Math Start Pre-college Programs Resource & Majors Fair. Hostos CC.
  • Co-Presenter; CUNY-Hostos OER Consortium: What No One Tells You About Becoming a Completely OER-Based Program. -Open Education Resource Conference Buffalo, NY.
  • Guest Speaker; Mutually Exclusive Misnomer of Evolution and Creationism. - The Discussion: White Plains, NY.
  • Guest Speaker: Introduction of High School Students to the College Class experience in the field of Medical Careers. - Early College Seminar. HERO High School, Bronx, NY
  • Guest Speaker; Preparing yourself to succeed, - Seminar on Career Guidance:  Bronx, NY.
  • Oral Presenter; Physiology impact of Age and Learning American-Canadian Conference for held at Ryerson University, Toronto Canada.
  • Workshop Presenter: Showcasing Panopto to Faculty. - Educational Technology Workshop Series, Hostos CC.
  • Guest Speaker:  Natural Science and Social Science: The Parallel Yet Unifying Lens Used in Viewing the Science of Skin Color.     Mindful Conversations, Hostos CC.
  • Presenter: Skin Color-A Non-Issue/ Issue - CTL SPA Day Activity, Hostos CC.
  • Guest Presenter: Mentoring Benefits & Challenges - Mentoring Match.Com, Hostos CC.
 Academic Judging
  • Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) -m General Presentation of Biology Category; Judge
  • New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) -  Behavioral Neuroscience Category for Finals Round; Head Judge
  • Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists (MACUB) - General Presentation of Microbiology Category; Judge
  • Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) – Oral and Poster Presentation of Medicine and Health Category; Judge
  • New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) - Special Awards (Behavioral Neuroscience) Category for Finals Round; Judge

Dr Damaris-Lois Yamoah Lang is a Neuroscientist who obtained her PH.D at The Graduate School, CUNY. Dr. Lang attended Medical School and in addition to that she has two Master Degrees in Biology. Dr Lang has over 15 years of experience in Higher Education.