Office Hours

  • Sabbatical Spring 2014


  • Water Microbiology with an emphasis on Bacterial Source Typing
  • The Microbiology of Social Networks

Robert Simon

Professor of


Integrated Science Center 358
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Dr. Simon has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1982.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D. in Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 1971
  • B.S. in Biology, University of Chicago, 1967
My Classes

BIOL 216:
Biology Second Year Laboratory

    This course is designed for second year Biology and Biochemistry majors. It will include modules centered around Ecology, Genetics and Cell biology. Students will be introduced to select experimental techniques and experimental design that reflect contemporary practices in each of these areas. The course will count as a 200 level lab for the Biology BS and BA and as an elective for the Biochemistry BS degree. Prerequisites: BIOL 116, BIOL 117 and BIOL 119.

BIOL 385:
Senior Seminar in Biochemistry

    Discussion of current literature, recent advances, perspectives, or selected topics in Biochemistry. Subjects may differ each semester. Prerequisites: senior standing in Biology, Chemistry, or Biochemistry and CHEM 302 and CHEM 304.