Michael J. Hanophy, Ph.D.

Michael J. Hanophy, Ph.D.

Interim Executive Dean, Professor

Office of the Executive Dean Biology

Contact

SJC Brooklyn

  • 718.940.5840
  • Tuohy Hall, Room L1-108

SJC Long Island

  • 631.687.1460
  • O'Connor Hall, Room N231

Education

Ph.D., Biological Sciences, St. John's University, 1993

M.Phil., Biological Sciences, St. John's University, 1991

M.S., Biological Sciences, St. John's University, 1984

B.S., Biology, Fairfield University, 1982

Bio

Michael Hanophy joined the faculty in 1999. Prior to coming to St. Joseph’s College, he had taught biology in high school and at the College of New Rochelle. He served for five years as chair of the SJC Curriculum Committee, and for five years as chair of the Faculty Interests Council.

Dr. Hanophy was elected a Fellow of the Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS) in 2005, having served on the organization’s Board of Directors since 2000 and as Association Secretary and a member of the Executive Committee from 2007 to 2013. He is currently the editor of The Science Teachers Bulletin, the 77-year-old professional journal of the association. He is also a member of the Center for the History of Microbiology/ASM Archives Committee of the American Society for Microbiology.

Scholarly & Professional Interests

Dr. Hanophy’s scholarly interests include antibiotic production and resistance, biofilm biology and the history of microbiology. He has also published and given presentations in the area of biology and microbiology education.

Select Publications

Hanophy, M.J. 2017. "The Origins of Microbiology Education in the United States: Brooklyn’s Hoagland Laboratory." Poster presented at the 117th Annual Conference of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM Microbe 2017), New Orleans, LA.

Rosario, J. and M.J. Hanophy. 2016. "Effect of Intense Pulsed Light on Growth and Biofilm formation in Streptococcus pyogenes." Poster presented at the 33rd annual meeting of NEMPET (North Eastern Microbiologists – Physiology, Ecology and Taxonomy), Blue Mountain Lake, NY.

Hanophy, M.J. 2016. "Alexander Fleming and the Beginnings of Biofilm Research (2016 History of Microbiology Lecture)." Symposium presented at the 116th Annual Conference of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM Microbe 2016), Boston, MA.

Hanophy, M.J. 2015. "The Acetone-Butanol Fermentation, the First World War, and the Birth of Industrial Microbiology." Poster presented at the 115th Annual Conference of the American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA.

Ali, G. and M. J. Hanophy. 2014. "The Effects of Lysozyme and Nisin on Growth Inhibition and Biofilm Formation in Bacillus cereus and Staphylococcus aureus." Poster presented at the 31st annual meeting of NEMPET (North Eastern Microbiologists – Physiology, Ecology, and Taxonomy), Blue Mountain Lake, NY.