Senior Lecturer
Biological Sciences

Shannon Mccallister

302a Mills Godwin Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

M.S. in Biology, Old Dominion University, (2010)

B.S. in Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, (2005)

Teaching Online Program
Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Community College System
Date Obtained: 2013-03-23




Roca, A. L., Ishida, Y., Nikolaidis, N., Kolokotronis, S., Fratpietro, S., Stewardson, K., McCallister, S., Tisdale, M., Boeskorov, G. and Greenwood, A. D. (2009). Genetic variation at hair length candidate genes in elephants and the extinct woolly mammoth. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9 , pp. 232.
Hynes, W. L., Stokes, M. M., McCallister, S., Todd, S. Michelle. and Sonenshine, D. (2008). Using RNA interference to determine the role of varisin in the innate immune system of the hard tick Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae). Experimental and Applied Acarology/Springer Netherlands 46 (1-4) , pp. p. 7-15.
Calvignac, S., Terme, J., McCallister, S., Jalinot, P., Greenwood, A. and Hänni, C. (2008). Ancient DNA identification of early 20th century simian T-cell leukemia virus type 1. Molecular Biology and Evolution/ 25 (6) , pp. 1093-1098.


McCallister, S. (November 9, 2007). Silencing of defensin expression in the tick Dermacentor variabilis to examine its role in vector competency Oral Presentation Virginia Branch 2007 Annual Meeting University of Richmond.
  • 2015: Shining Star Award, Division of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services, ODU