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Mark Amman

Mark J Amman photo

Position Title: Professor & Chair
Department: Physical and Life Sciences
Office Location: Physical and Health Sciences Bldg.
Office Phone: 607-587-3694
Education: 

B.S. Biology/Chemistry - University of Pittsburgh

M.S. Nutrition - Pennsylvania State University

Teaching Overview: 

Nutrition

General Chemistry

Chemical Principles

Applied Chemical Principles

Nutritional Biochemistry

Chemical Instrumentation

Genetic Engineering

Professional Experience: 

1978-1981  Lecturer - Nutrition Department, Pennsylvania State University

1981-1983  Research Assitant - Poultry Science Department, Pennsylvania State University

1983-present  Professor/Chair - Physical and Life Sciences Department, Alfred State College

Research: 

Influence of maternal zinc intake on subchronic subclinical lead toxicity in the suckling rat.

Influence of dietary calcium on copper homeostasis in the young chick.

Influence of calcium and calmodulin on cartilage vascularization in chickens and the development of tibial dyschondroplasia.

Effect of acid mine drainage on the South Fork of the Little Conemaugh River.

Water quality and aquatic life of oxbow lakes along the Mississippi River.

Additional Coursework

Advanced DNA Science, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1992

Polymer Chemistry, Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1991

Recombinant DNA Techniques, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1990

Theory of Spectroscopy, Alfred University, 1990

Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, Alfred University, 1989

Advanced Analytical Chemistry, SUNY Buffalo, 1988

 

Professional Organizations

American Chemical Society, 1983

New York State Two-Year College Chemistry Teacher Association, 1985

Two Year College Chemistry Conference, 1986

Visiting Professor/Consultant

Brookhaven National Laboratory, Brookhaven, NY

Instituto Tecnologica Centroamericano, San Salvador, El Salvador

Friendship Dairies, Friendship, NY

Emsber and Woltag law firm, Wellsville, NY

Cosmetology Institute, Alfred, NY

Attica Correctional Facility, Attica, NY

Cornell University NYS Industrial and Labor Relations Institute, Corning, NY