Senior Lecturer
Biological Sciences

Shannon Mccallister

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