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Eyleen Jorgelina O'Rourke

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Biology
Office location and address
412 PLSB
90 Geldard Driv
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
AS-BIOL Predictive Modeling of Animal Metabolism; The C. elegans Metaboflux Project
Source: Keck Foundation
July 01, 2016 – June 30, 2022
Pan-modeling of animal metabolism: the C. elegans project
Source: Jeffress Memorial Trust
September 30, 2019 – December 31, 2021
AS-BIOL- Predictive Modeling of Animal Metabolism: The C. elegans MetaboFLUX Project
Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts
August 01, 2016 – July 31, 2021
AS-BIOL Conserved Mechanisms of Lipid Homeostasis in C. Elegans
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidne
September 01, 2013 – August 31, 2017
BIOL 4005: Functional Genomics Laboratory: Disease Mechanisms & Cures
Credits: 3
This course introduces students to scientific-based discovery of how molecular dysfunction leads to disease. It also exposes them to the most current tools used in biomedical research to find novel genes and compounds that could help treat human disease. The course includes discovery-oriented lab, workshops, and lectures. Prerequisite: BIOL3000 and BIOL3010
BIOL 4920: Independent Research in Biology
Credits: 2
Independent research for qualified undergraduates under the direction of a faculty member within the Biology Department. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission
BIOL 4930: Distinguished Major Thesis Research
Credits: 2
This course is the final semester of Independent Research for participants of the Biology Distinguished Majors Program. During this semester, students will complete their laboratory investigations, ultimately presenting the sum of their work in a written thesis. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission
BIMS 8993: Non-topical Research: Visiting Research Graduate Traineeship Program
Credits: 1–12
This course is for visiting research students participating in the BIMS Visiting Research Graduate Trianeeship Program (VRGTP). Students in this course are dual enrolled in their home institution and will participate in research for a minimum of 4 semesters. The research will assist them in completing their degree at their home institution. Non-degree students.
CELL 9030: Research in Cell Biology
Credits: 1–12
Research in Cell Biology
BIOL 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
CELL 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.
BIMS 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation following advancement to PhD candidacy.
BIOL 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.