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Wayne Hynes

  • Wayne Hynes
  • Professor & Chair
  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • 202f Mills Godwin Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3613
  • whynes@odu.edu
  • Education

    Otago University (New Zealand), 1985
    Major: Microbiology
    Degree: Ph. D.
  • Expertise

    Infectious disease agents and mechanisms of disease (NOT treatment or diagnosis) / Microbiology / Bioterrorism agents / Innate immunity
    Tick-Borne diseases
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Exploring the prevalence, distribution, and transmission dynamics of tick-borne pathogens in southeastern Virginia
    Sponsoring Organization: The Jayne Koskinas and Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy
    Date: July, 2014 - June, 2015
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Wright, C. L.; Hynes, W. L.
    Antibiotic resistance, plasmids, and the potential for lateral gene transfer in Vibrio cholerae found in ships' ballast water
    Sponsoring Organization: NOAA National Sea Grant College program
    Date: June, 2003 - February, 2006
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Dobbs, F.; Hynes, W. L.