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Robert O'Donnell

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Biology & Chair
Integrated Science Center 355
585-245-5313
odonnell@geneseo.edu

Dr. O'Donnell has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1987.

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Office Hours

  • Monday 9:30-10:20am
  • Tuesday 9:30-10:30am
  • Wednesday 9:30-10:20am
  • Thursday 9:30-10:30am
  • Friday 9:00-9:50am

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. in Genetics, The George Washington University, 1978

  • B.S. in Biology, Providence College, 1975

Affiliations

  • Northeast Preprofessional Health Advisors

Research Interests

  • Immunology

  • Tumor Immunology

  • Cancer Biology

Classes

  • BIOL 330: Immunology-Lab

    Theory and application of the principles of immunology. Analysis by immune reactions and the use of systems in assessment of biologic function are included, with attention to the specialized procedures of fluorescent antibodies and radioimmunoassay. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirement. BIOL 300 and (BIOL 204 or BIOL 216 or BIOL 223 or BIOL 301 or CHEM 301). Offered every fall

  • BIOL 330: Immunology-Lec

    Theory and application of the principles of immunology. Analysis by immune reactions and the use of systems in assessment of biologic function are included, with attention to the specialized procedures of fluorescent antibodies and radioimmunoassay. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirement. BIOL 300 and (BIOL 204 or BIOL 216 or BIOL 223 or BIOL 301 or CHEM 301). Offered every fall

  • BIOL 535: Immunology

    A consideration of immunological phenomena, including properties of antigens and antigen structure; properties of antibodies and immunoglobulin structure; antigen-antibody interactions; complement; the evolution, distribution, and mechanisms of formation of antibody; cellular immunology.

  • INTD 114: AOP First Year Seminar

    This seminar helps students develop effective study skills and promotes students? personal development. The study techniques presented, which require significant time and practice to develop, aids students in meeting the rigors of college-level academics. The course includes a historical and personal overview of the experiences of AOP students in higher education. Restricted to AOP first year students. S/U grading. Credits: 1(1-0). Offered every fall.