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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.

Office Hours Fall 2020

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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 335: Foundations of Biochemistry

    This course will introduce the principles of biochemistry to students who have a strong interest in biology. The course is a one semester survey of the chemistry of living organisms that will focus on metabolic regulation and pathway integration. It will also incorporate elements of molecular evolution as it relates to protein structure/function. Prerequisite: Proficiency in Basic Requirement. BIOL 117, BIOL 119 and (CHEM 211 or CHEM 223). Offered every fall.

  • BIOL 348: Plant Diversity-Lec

    This course covers bacteria, algae, fungi, and both vascular and nonvascular plants. The structure, function, ecology, and economic importance of these groups will be introduced both in lecture and in lab. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirements, BIOL 117 and BIOL 119. Credits: 4(3-3) Offered every fall.

  • BIOL 348: Plant Diversity-Lab

    This course covers bacteria, algae, fungi, and both vascular and nonvascular plants. The structure, function, ecology, and economic importance of these groups will be introduced both in lecture and in lab. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirements, BIOL 117 and BIOL 119. Credits: 4(3-3) Offered every fall.