Prof. Seto’s Profile

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Prof. Seto
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Biological Sciences
Office
P410
Academic interests

Neuroimmunological modulation in Psychiatric disorders, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Urban Ecology

Bio

I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences and Psychology from Rutgers University-New Brunswick. As an undergraduate researcher, I performed physiological ecology field and lab studies on the Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus). I performed research in Psychology on the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease in a Rat model using pharmacological means.

I received my Ph.D. from Cornell University-Weill Medical College in New York City where I performed research in Molecular Neurosciences in the Department of Pharmacology. I subsequently joined the Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine as a Postdoctoral fellow where I took part in Systems Biology, Bioinformatics and Viral Immunology research.

I currently collaborate at Mount Sinai in the Department of Psychiatry as an Adjunct Assistant Professor where I continue to perform my current studies on the Immune modulation of the Nervous system in Psychiatric diseases.

My research projects at City Tech involve collaborations between members of the Biology, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Engineering Technology. These studies focus on Urban Ecology and examine the interface of human populations and their effects on the local flora and fauna. This research particularly focuses on the invasive rodent pest species that are so abundant in our city.

Phone
718 260 5078
Email address

My Courses

CHEM-1110 LAB

CHEM-1110 LAB

This laboratory course is a co-requisite for General Chemistry – 1110. One three hour laboratory meeting per week and a total of 15 meetings per semester.

BIO2311 Anatomy & Physiology I, Fall 2016

BIO2311 Anatomy & Physiology I, Fall 2016

This is the first part of a two semester course. It covers the anatomy and physiology of the cell, tissues, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems of the human body. This course includes Lab, where concepts and theories presented in Lecture will be applied.

BIO3620 Molecular & Cell Biology, FA2014

BIO3620 Molecular & Cell Biology, FA2014

All Things Molecular, Cellular and Biological

Explorations! Bio1, Mat1175, Eng1101

Explorations! Bio1, Mat1175, Eng1101

This course site is for the First Year Learning Community between General Biology 1 (Prof Seto), Eng1101 (Prof Miller) and Mat1175 (Prof Zhou).

Bio1101 General Biology I

Bio1101 General Biology I

Biology 1101 is an introductory Biology course. It focuses on the fundamental principles of biology, including taxonomy, structure, reproduction, heredity, development and evolution. Since Biology is governed by Chemistry, a large emphasis will be placed on basic Chemistry early in the course. Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will become conversant on the following topics: 1. The Scientific Method and general scientific inquiry 2. General Inorganic and Organic Chemistry 3. Biochemical make-up of organisms (specifically Biological Macromolecules) 4. Organization of cells and classification of organisms based on cellular complexity and organization 5. Energy, energy production and utilization 6. Reproduction 7. Inheritance 8. Molecular Biology (DNA, gene function, gene regulation) 9. Biotechnology and Genomics The Laboratory associated with this course is meant to reinforce the concepts learned in the lecture and to provide hands-on experience in scientific inquiry and exploration. From the laboratory component, we will better understand data acquisition and data analysis. Most importantly, communication of the findings in the lab will demonstrate the full understanding of learned concepts.

My Projects

Computational Science @ CityTech

Computational Science @ CityTech

The site contains information about research involving computational science at CityTech. It also contains information useful for those involved in computational science.

The Open Road

The Open Road

The Open Road is our place to highlight all that’s possible on the OpenLab. Join now to keep up on OpenLab news, events, and updates. Check our weekly In the Spotlight posts for a glimpse into the incredible work being done by City Tech students, faculty, and staff. Follow OpenLab News for announcements and site updates. And see our OpenLab Calendar for office hours, events, and workshops. You can find our workshop schedule and signup for workshops here as well. The Open Road is also a place for the OpenLab community (meaning you!). We would love your feedback, insight, and comments. Please send along anything on the OpenLab that you love! We are always available for any questions you might have. Email us anytime at openlab@citytech.cuny.edu!

Reading Effectively Across The Disciplines – Biology

Reading Effectively Across The Disciplines – Biology

This project serves to disseminate material generated by the reading initiative of City Tech. Please feel free to contribute, discuss and take part.

Open Pedagogy on the OpenLab

Open Pedagogy on the OpenLab

The purpose of this project is to create a forum to ask questions, generate discussion, and share teaching materials, resources, and ideas about teaching and learning on the OpenLab. Avatar and site header image from Flickr user opensourceway.

DNA Barcodes

DNA Barcodes

Catalog of DNA Barcodes

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