McNeil, Gerard


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    PhD University of Massachusetts Medical School Biomedical Sciences 1996 
    BS University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Biology 1985 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    York College/CUNY Professor Biology 2013- present 
    York College/CUNY Associate Professor Biology 2006-2013 
    York College/CUNY Assistant Professor Biology 2001-2006 
    Tufts University School of Medicine Research Associate Neuroscience 1997-2001 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

    Quinsigamond Community College Instructor Biology/Chemistry 1993-1996 
  4. Non Academic Experience

    Place of EmploymentTitleDate
    University of Massachusetts Medical School Research Technician 1987-1989 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Assistant Professor 2001-2006 
    Associate Professor 2006-2013 
    Professor 2013-present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        McNeil, G.P., Schroeder, A.J., Roberts, M.A., and Jackson, F.R.. ") Genetic analysis of functional domains within the LARK RNA-binding protein.." Genetics. 159 2001: 229-240.

        McNeil, G.P., Smith, F., and Galioto, R. "The Drosophila RNA-binding protein Lark is required for the." genesis. 40 2004: 90-100.

        Lopatto et al.. "Genomics Education Partnership." Science. 322 2008: 684-685.

        McNeil, G.P., Kaur, M., Purrier, S., and Kang, R.. "The Drosophila RNA-binding protein Lark is required for localization of Dmoesin to the oocyte cortex during oogenesis." Dev Genes Evol. 219 2009: 11-19.

        Shaffer CD, Alvarez C, Bailey C, Barnard D, Bhalla S, Chandrasekaran C, Chandrasekaran V, Chung HM, Dorer DR, Du C, Eckdahl TT, Poet JL, Frohlich D, Goodman AL, Gosser Y, Hauser C, Hoopes LL, Johnson D, Jones CJ, Kaehler M, Kokan N, Kopp OR, Kuleck GA, McNeil G, Moss R, Myka JL, Nagengast A, Morris R, Overvoorde PJ, Shoop E, Parrish S, Reed K, Regisford EG, Revie D, Rosenwald AG, Saville K, Schroeder S, Shaw M, Skuse G, Smith C, Smith M, Spana EP, Spratt M, Stamm J, Thompson JS, Wawersik M, Wilson BA, Youngblom J, Leung W, Buhler J, Mardis ER, Lopatto D, Elgin SC.. "The genomics education partnership: successful integration of research into laboratory classes at a diverse group of undergraduate institutions.." CBE Life Sci Educ.. 9 2010: 55-69.

        Emerson JA, Silver Key SC, Alvarez CJ, Mel S, McNeil G, Saville KJ, Leung W, Shaffer CD, Elgin SCR.. "Introduction to the Genomics Education Partnership and Collaborative Genomics Research in Drosophila.." Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching. Proceedings of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education. 34 2013: 135-165.

        Shaffer CD., ...McNeil GP,... Elgin SC.. "A Course-Based Research Experience: How Benefits Change with Increased Investment in Instructional Time." CBE Life Sci Educ. 13 2014: 111-130.

        Huang Y., McNeil GP, and FR Jackson. "Translational Regulation of the DOUBLETIME/CKIδ/ε Kinase by LARK Contributes to Circadian Period Modulation." PLOS Genetics. 10 2014: 1-13.

        Lopatto D., ...McNeil G., ... SCR Elgin. "A central support system can facilitate implementation and sustainability of a classroom-based undergraduate research experience (CURE) in genomics." CBE Life Sci Educ. 13 Winter 2014: 711-723.

      2. Chapters in Books:
      3. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Government Reports or Monographs
    4. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Identification and characterization of in vivo targets of Lark, an RNA-binding protein required during Drosophila oogenesis" December 1, 2010: Queens College.

    "Identification and characterization of in vivo targets of Lark, an RNA-binding protein required during Drosophila oogenes" December 3, 2010: Graduate Center.

    ""Characterization of RNA targets of the nuclear RNA-binding protein Lark during Drosophila oogenesis."" April 2011: Fordham University.

    "“Lark, a multifunctional RNA-binding protein affecting a diverse set of processes during Drosophila development”." April 2012: St John's University.

  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    King of Queens Award (Queens Courier): November 2012.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    NIH, Characterization of RNA targets of the RNA-binding protein Lark during oogenesis. 2010-2013: $300,000.

    NIH, Characterization of RNA targets for the RNA-binding protein Lark during oogenesis. 2005-2009: $344,596.

    NIH, Role of a Drosophila RNA-binding protein in oogenesis. 2002-2004: $220,082.

    NIH, T36 MARC grant application in collaboration with Dr. Andrew Campbell at Brown University.. Funding pending: .

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Biotechnology Committee: 2001 - present.

      Curriculum Committee (Chair, 2007-2010): 2002 - present.

      Bio 202 coordinator: 2002-2007, 2012-present.

      Bio 120 coordinator: 2001-2008.

      Natural Science Alumni Newsletter: 2003-2005.

      Biology Discipline Coordinator: 2005-2006.

      Natural Science Dept. P&B Committee: 2006-2007.

      Biology Dept. P&B Committee: 2007-present.

      Search Committee for York Liaison to the FDA: 2009.

      Biology Dept. Academic Integrity Officer: 2007-2010.

      Search Committee Member for 9 faculty searches: 2004-2010.

      Member of the Graduate School Advisory Committee: 2009-present.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      Library Committee: 2001-2002.

      Campus Environment Committee: 2002-2004.

      Admissions Committee: 2003-2005 (chair 04-05).

      Radiation Safety Committee: 2003 - present.

      Committee on Academic Standards: 2004-2006.

      Bookstore Committee: 2002-2004.

      MARC Program: 2004-2009.

      College Honors Program Steering Committee: 2006-present.

      McNair Program: 2006-2007.

      Chair, Dept. of Biology: 2007-present.

      College P&B Committee: 2007-present.

      Search Committee for the Dean of Mathematics and Science: 2008.

      LSAMP Program: 2009-2010.

      Council on Academic Advisement: 2010-present.

      CUY General Education Conference Organizing Committee: 2010-2011.

      College Safety Committee: 2010-present.

      Search Committee for Vice President of Administrative Affairs and Finance/ Chief Operating Officer: 2012.

      Acting Radiation Safety Officer: 2012-2013.

      Committee for Life and Physical Sciences Required Core: 2011-present.

      York College Pathways to Completion Committee: 2012-present.

      Strategic Planning Committee: 2012-present.

      Faculty-Student Disciplinary Committee: 2012-present.

      Co-Director, Adjunct Faculty Workshop Program: 2012-present.

      Pathways Implementation Group: 2013-present.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center

      Student Academic Appeal Committee: 2013-present.

    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    External Advisory Board for the ISMD Program at Brown University: 2009-present.

    Editorial Board of ISRN Molecular Biology Journal: 2011-presemt.

    Editorial Board of ISRN Entomology: 2012-present.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Bio 120 Principles of Inheritance and Human Reproduction 
      Bio 202 Biological Principles II 
      Bio 320 Cell Biology 
      Bio 344 Molecular and General Genetics 
      Bio 343 Laboratory Exercises in Genetics 
      Btec 352 Bioinformatics 
      Bio 110 Environmental Biology 
      Bio 466 Immunology 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Cell Biology, Bio 320.

      Bioinformatics, Btec 352.

McNeil, Gerard

McNeil, Gerard