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Harold Hoops

Professor of Biology
Integrated Science Center 353

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

Office Hours Fall 2020


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

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  • BIOL 105: Contemporary Biology

    Biology applied directly to contemporary personal, social, and environmental problems; the biological problems evolving from technology; and current suggestions offered by leading biologists on solving these problems. To receive credit for the Natural Science Core, students must also take the laboratory BIOL 106. Corequisite: BIOL 106.  Offered every fall

  • BIOL 106: N/Contemporary Biology Lab

    Laboratory studies in Contemporary Biology. Experiments are directed toward understanding current issues in biology such as those concerned with genetics, development and neurobiology. Emphasis is on the practical use of the methods of science. Corequisite: BIOL 105 or permission of instructor. Offered every fall

  • BIOL 116: N/General Biology Laboratory

    An introductory experience which develops laboratory and analytical skills in the biological sciences. Prerequisites/Corequisite: BIOL 117 or BIOL 119.

  • BIOL 378: Microscope Techniques

    A lecture-demonstration course concerned with a discussion of the principles of light and electron microscopy, the instrumentation available, and the principles involved in preparation of material for microscopy. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirement. BIOL 203 or BIOL 222. Offered every fall