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Robert O'Donnell

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Biology
Biology
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 1030-1120
  • Tuesday 100-150
  • Wednesday 1030-1120
  • Thursday 100-150
  • Friday 1030-1120

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 128: Freshman Experience in Biology

    This course is intended for students considering a major in Biology or Biochemistry. It is meant to engage students in their academic program and the college. The goals of the course are to give students a sense of community, provide help with study skills and introduce students to resources available at the college. This course is designed for freshmen. Other students may be able to enroll if space permits. Graded on S/U basis.

  • 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 188: Exp:AOP Freshman Seminar