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SUNY Old Westbury

Four letter SEA-PHAGES code: SUOW

Location: Old Westbury, NY USA


Joined SEA-PHAGES: Cohort 10 (started in 2017)

Buddy school: Queensborough Community College

Term type: Semester

Total SEA-PHAGES sections taught: 5

Total SEA-PHAGES students: 107

SUNY Old Westbury is a selective public liberal arts college with nearly 4,500 students studying in more than 40 undergraduate degree opportunities in its liberal arts and professional programs and 16 graduate programs in business, education, liberal studies and mental health counseling. On the College’s 604-acre campus, students are challenged to take ownership of their futures through an environment that demands academic excellence, fosters intercultural understanding, and endeavors to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world.


Primary Faculty Contact

SUNY Old Westbury

Professor and Chair

Biological Sciences

Other Faculty Members

SUNY Old Westbury

SUNY Old Westbury

Assistant Professor


I finished my BSc as a Molecular Plant Breeder. Did an MSc in Biotechnology with specialization in Bioinformatics Did my PhD at Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding in the field of Bioinformatics

SUNY Old Westbury

Legal Contact

Barbara Hillery, PhD
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

Academic Terms

Spring 2019

Start: Jan 22, 2019, End: May 17, 2019

Sections in this Term

BS2401 Fall 2018

Start: Sep 04, 2018, End: Dec 22, 2018

Sections in this Term

Spring 2018

Start: Jan 23, 2018, End: May 17, 2018

Sections in this Term

Fall 2017

Start: Sep 05, 2017, End: Dec 22, 2017

Sections in this Term

Institution Addresses

Current Mailing Address

Fernando Nieto

SUNY Old Westbury

PO BOX 210

Old Westbury, NY 11568

United States

Current Shipping Address

Fernando Nieto

SUNY Old Westbury

223 Store Hill Road

Old Westbury, NY 11568


Current Events

Phage Discovery Workshop 12A

June 22, 2019 to June 28, 2019

Upcoming Events

Phage Discovery Workshop Option B

July 6, 2019 to July 12, 2019

Phage Discovery Workshop 12B

July 7, 2019 to July 13, 2019

Virtual Site-Visit with SEA Team

September 1, 2019 to October 31, 2019

Recent Events

2019 Faculty Workshop

June 9, 2019 to June 12, 2019

2019 SEA GENES Faculty Meeting

June 9, 2019 to June 11, 2019

Forum Activity

Mitchell Balish posted in Ro-like RNA binding protein

cellokiwi posted in A. globiformis aquisition

Steven Caruso posted in Aragorn Issue