Dr. Dennis McGee

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Education:

BA in Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. December, 1978.

MS in Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. July, 1981.

Thesis Title: "An Immunological Characterization of Antisera Capable of Inhibiting Photooxidation in Chromatophores of Rhodospirillum rubrum." Dr. Manuel Ibánez, Advisor.

PhD in Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. December, 1987.

Dissertation Title: "The Effect of Protein Malnutrition on the IgA Immune Response: Studies on Cell Transfers and Reconstitution of Malnourished Mice. Dr. David N. McMurray, Advisor."


Professional Experience:

  • 2007 - present 
    Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY.
  • 1999 - 2007 
    Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
  • 1993 - 1999
    Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY.
  • 1992 - 1993
    Research Instructor, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.
  • 1991 - 1992
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. Dr. Jerry R. McGhee, Advisor.
  • 1988 - 1990
    NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. Dr. Jerry R. McGhee, Advisor.

External Research Support:

  • NIH R29 DK44617 FIRST Award. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. (Principal Investigator) "Role of TGF-Beta in Epithelial Cell Cytokine Secretion" 9/29/92 to 9/28/97.
  • NIH Small Instrument Grant. (Co-Principal Investigator) 9/1/94 to 8/31/95.
  • NIH R15 DK54049-01A1. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. (Principal Investigator) “(Regulation of) Epithelial Cell Cytokine Secretion by Integrins.” 3/1/99 to 2/28/02.
  • DARPA /Air Force Research Laboratory at Rome, NY. (Victor A. Skormin, Watson School of Engineering, PI; D. McGee, Co-Investigator) "Biological Approach to System Information Security (BASIS)" 02/28/01 to 02/27/02
  • NIH R15 DK54049-02. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. (Principal Investigator) “(Regulation of) Epithelial Cell Cytokine Secretion by Integrins.” 5/1/02 to 4/30/05.
  • NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant DBI #0321046. (Principal Investigator) “Acquisition of a laser scanning confocal microscope for multidiscipline research and research training.” 8/01/03 to 7/31/06
  • NSF CCLI A&I Grant DUE #0411095 (Principal Investigator) “Introducing Flow Cytometry to the Undergraduate Biology Curriculum.” 9/1/04 to 8/31/06.
  • NIH R15 DK54049-03 National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. (Principal Investigator) “ (Regulation of) Epithelial Cell Cytokine Secretion by Integrins.” 7/1/05 to 8/30/08.  
  • NIH R15DK089459-01. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. (Principal Investigator) "Investigating the Role of ROCK1 in Epithelial Cell Inflammatory Responses." 9/1/10 to 8/31/13.

Professional Society Memberships:

  • American Society for Microbiology since 1981.
  • Society for Mucosal Immunology since 1990..

Grant Review Service:

  • NIH Special Review Committee member for grant applications on "The Pathogenesis of Wasting and AIDS". 6/1/1994.
  • Idaho Board of Education “Specific Research Grant Program” review participant. 3/1998.
  • NIH Special Emphasis Panel member for grant applications on “Innovative Research in Human Mucosal Immunity”. 3/20/2000.
  • Texas A&M University Center for Environmental and Rural Health Pilot Grant Program (sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) external grant proposal reviewer. 3/2003.
  • NSF Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement Program (CCLI) Adaptation and Implementation Track (A& I) grant proposal review panel. 1/2005.
  • NIH Special Emphasis Panel member for grant applications on "ARRA AREA Grants Panel". 12/4/2009.
  • NIH NIDDK Special Emphasis Panel member for “ Program Project Grants in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases” . 7/26/2010.

Editorial Service:

  • Editorial Board, Infection and Immunity, 1/1994 to 12/2008
  • Editorial Board, Current Immunology Reviews, 2004 to 2011
  • Ad hoc reviewer for the following journals:
    Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology, Clinical and Experimental Immunology, Experimental Lung Research, Current Medicinal Chemistry, Cytokine, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Gut, Immunology, International Dairy Journal, International Journal of Experimental Pathology, In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology, Journal of Immunology, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Journal of Leukocyte Biology, Modern Aspects of Immunobiology, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Tissue & Cell, Vaccine.

Last Updated: 7/1/15