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George Briggs

Associate Professor of Biology
Integrated Science Center 238
585-245-5307
briggs@geneseo.edu

Dr. George Briggs has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1986.

George Briggs photo

Office Hours Spring 2020

  • TBD

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. in Biology, Utah State University, 1981

  • M.S. in Biology, Utah State University, 1978

  • B.A. in Biology, Dartmouth College, 1973

Employment

  • Previously taught at University of Montana, Middlebury College and for the Cranberry Lake Biological Station

Affiliations

  • Northeast Preprofessional Health Advisors

Research Interests

  • Physiological Plant Ecology

  • Carbon Allocation in Plants

  • Physiological Responses to Stress in Plants

Classes

  • BIOL 361: Plant Physiology-Lec

    Lectures and laboratories are concerned with the physical and chemical and cellular processes underlying plant function. Topics to be considered include water absorption and transport, photosynthesis, carbohydrate chemistry, secondary chemistry, mineral assimilation, growth, and control of development. Restricted to majors. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirement and BIOL 300 and BIOL 335. Offered every spring.

  • BIOL 361: Plant Physiology-Lab

    Lectures and laboratories are concerned with the physical and chemical and cellular processes underlying plant function. Topics to be considered include water absorption and transport, photosynthesis, carbohydrate chemistry, secondary chemistry, mineral assimilation, growth, and control of development. Restricted to majors. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirement and BIOL 300 and BIOL 335. Offered every spring.