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Johnny  El-Rady

Johnny El-Rady

Johnny El-Rady
Instructor

Contact

Office: BSF 212, 213
Phone: 813/974-1590
Email:

Education

B.S. American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon 1988
Ph.D. University of Southern Mississippi 1996

Teaching

I have been at USF since August 1997. I have had the privilege to teach courses from the freshman to the graduate level. These include: BSC 1020 – The Biology of Humans (An online general education course for non-majors); MCB 3020 – General Microbiology; PCB 3063 – General Genetics; PCB 4663 – Human Genetics; and MCB 5815 – Medical Mycology. I also teach in the Honors College: I am one of the instructors of the IDH 4000 (Major Works/Major Issues) seminar course.

In all, I have taught over 12,000 students (and counting) at this wonderful university. And it has been a pleasure and a blast! If you are a prospective student, please email me and I will provide you with more information about any of my courses.

You can also get a sense of the courses from the types of projects my students have produced over the years. The best ones are posted on my educational website at www.youtube.com/JohnnyElRady

Go Bulls!

Research

I am not currently involved in research, but my background is in molecular biology. Specifically, I worked on the identification and cloning of genes from the dimorphic fungus, Histoplasma capsulatum. This fungus, which is the leading cause of respiratory mycoses in animals, has the ability to convert from the mold form (found in the soil) to the yeast form in the lungs. Under the supervision of Dr. Glenmore Shearer, I was able to contribute to the molecular biology of this important pathogen.

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
87939PCB 3063005General Genetics
3TR

2:00pm-3:15pm

ISA 1061

92011PCB 3063799General Genetics
Online Course. No class meetings. Four Mandatory on-campus
3



OFFT OFF

93468BSC 4933060Pub Health/Pathog Microbiology
flyer
3TR

12:30pm-1:45pm

ISA 3050

93467BSC 6932080Pub Health/Pathog Microbiology
flyer
3TR

12:30pm-1:45pm

ISA 3050

93786BSC 6932086Introduction to Genetics
For INTO students only.
3TR

2:00pm-3:15pm

ISA 1061