Fredrik Bryntesson

Head of the Biology Major, Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Bryntesson, Associate Professor of Biology, is the Head of the Biology Major. He focuses on molecular medicine and has a research background primarily in the DNA repair field. He has also been involved in research projects at Fox Chase Cancer Center and Thomas Jefferson University investigating the molecular biology of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Dr. Bryntesson is currently involved with the ongoing deer research at Bryn Athyn College.

In addition, he is interested in ornithology and is involved in a research project focusing on the natural history of the ivory-billed woodpecker. He has also researched the institution’s ice hockey history and is the leader of the music project “Bryn Athyn College Rocks!” He serves the community as a voluntary member of the Holy Redeemer Health System’s Institutional Review Board.


  • PhD, University College London
  • BSc, University of Greenwich
  • BA, Bryn Athyn College

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