Robert O'Donnell

2019 Winner of COPLAC Charles Dunn Award, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Biology & Chair
Integrated Science Center 332A
585-245-5313
odonnell@geneseo.edu

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

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Curriculum Vitae

Education

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

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

Affiliations

  • Northeast Pre-professional Health Advisors

Research Interests

  • Immunology

  • Tumor Immunology

  • Cancer Biology

Classes

  • BIOL 119: N/GenBio:Diversity,Physiol,Eco

    An introductory course in the biological sciences covering animal diversity, animal biology, plant biology, and ecology. Counts for general education only when taken with BIOL 116. Prerequisites: BIOL 117. Offered every spring

  • 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 222 and (BIOL 335 or BIOL 300). 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 222 and (BIOL 335 or BIOL 300). 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. Credits: 1(1-0). Offered every fall.