Harold Hoops

Professor of Biology
Integrated Science Center 353

Dr. Hoops has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1987.

Dr. Hoops photo

Office Hours

  • Monday 330-420
  • Tuesday 830-950
  • Wednesday 345-445
  • Thursday 830-920
  • Friday 830-920

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. in Botany, The Ohio State University, 1981
  • M.S. in Botany, The Ohio State University, 1978
  • B.S. in Biology, Carroll College, WS, 1975

Research Interests

  • Cell Ultrastructure, Morphogenesis, and Physiology of the Green Algal Flagellar Apparatus
  • Behavior in Microorganisms
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Spindle Positioning in Yeast Mitosis

More About Me


  • BIOL 300: Cell Biology

    An introduction to molecular and structural organization of the eukaryotic cell. Topics include: the plasma membrane, internal membranes, synthesis of proteins, membrane bound organelles, photosynthesis and respiration, the cytoskeleton and motility, cell growth and division, hormones and receptors, and nerve cells and electrical properties of membranes. Restricted to majors. Prerequisites: BIOL 222 and CHEM 211 or CHEM 223.

  • BIOL 391: Electron Microscopy

    A project based course designed to help students acquire the skills required in electron microscopy. Students will learn to prepare biological samples for transmission and scanning electron microscopy, to operate the electron microscopes and ancillary equipment, and to select, process and interpret images. Restricted to majors. Prerequisites: BIOL 378. Offered every spring