Christopher Whipps | Environmental and Forest Biology | SUNY-ESF
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Christopher WhippsDirector, SUNY Center for Applied Microbiology and Professor

Christopher Whipps

133 Illick Hall
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210

315-470-4762 | 315-470-6760

Lab Webpage


Ph.D. Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. (2004)

B.Sc. Biology, University of Victoria at Malaspina University-College (now Vancouver Island University), Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. (1997)

Courses Taught

Regular Offerings
EFB103 General Biology II: Cell Biology and Genetics (Spring)

EFB453/653 Parasitology (Fall)

BTC132 Biotechnology Orientation (Fall)


Other Courses Taught in Past Years

BTC401/EFB601 Molecular Biology Techniques

EFB496/796 Emerging Diseases of Fish and Wildlife

EFB 797 Population Genetics and Molecular Biology 

EFB 797 Topics in Applied Microbiology

EFB 797 Infectious Diseases

EFB 797 Health and Disease of Captive and Wild Fishes

EFB 797 Population Genetics

EFB 797 Host Pathogen Interactions


Link to PubMed here

Google Scholar page here

Current Graduate Advisees

Current Graduate Advisees

Andrew JanikAndrew Janik

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Whipps
  • Area of Study: Fish & Wildlife Biology & Management
  • Undergraduate Institution: Oregon State University (Microbiology)
  • Previous Graduate Study: Oregon State University (Comparative Health S)

Graduate Research Topic
Zebra fish are becoming more and more common as laboratory research animals. My research is on the effects that disease, specifically Mycobacteriosis, could have on research end points.