Anna Yeung-Cheung

Anna Yeung-Cheung, Ph.D.

Professor, Biology

Brownson Hall, Room 227A
Monday & Thursday 12:00-1:00PM; Wednesday 11:50-12:50PM
anna.yeungcheung@mville.edu
(914) 323-5203

About Me

Professor Anna Yeung-Cheung has been teaching at Manhattanville College since 2002. She received her B.S. from National Taiwan University and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Georgia. Before Manhattanville, she worked as a research scientist in the virology lab of SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn for five years. She was also a serology lab manager at Antech Diagnostics in 2001. She decided to go into teaching after she realized how much she enjoyed tutoring students in her free time. At Manhattanville, Prof. Yeung-Cheung teaches a variety of classes including Microbiology, Principles of Virology, Infectious Disease, Introduction to Human Disease, Nutrition in Health & Disease, Principles of Biology, Research Seminar, Human Right Awareness Day Seminar and First-Year Seminar. “I enjoy teaching and engaging with students both inside and outside the classroom”. Prof. Yeung-Cheung’s expertise and research focus mainly on studying the combination treatment of mineral oil and antibiotics on Staphylococcus and microbial contamination in recreational water.

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Current Courses
Principles of Biology I
Principles of Virology
Microbiology & Lab
Immunology
Infectious Disease
Introduction to Human Disease
Nutrition in Health & Disease
Biology Research
Research Seminar
Senior Research
Senior Evaluation
First Year Seminar
Human Right Awareness Day Seminar
Professional History
Professor
Manhattanville College
Manager, Serology Laboratory
Antech Diagnostics
Research Associate, Virology and Serology Laboratories
SUNY Health Science Center
Education
Medical Microbiology, Ph.D., University of Georgia
Microbiology, Master of Science, University of Georgia
Plant Pathology, Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University
Feature Publications

Research Paper

Co-author
"Comparison of bacterial levels from water and sediment among upper and lower areas of Guion Creek"

International Journal of Soil, Sediment and Water 2(3) Article 3: 1-17, 2009

Research Paper

Co-author
"An evaluation of the effectiveness of the Gunderboom® in protecting waters from bacteria"

Journal of Environmental Health 71(8): 42-27, 2009

Research Paper

Co-author
Studies of E. coli and coliform bacteria contamination in mussels (Geukensia demissa) collected from Guion Creek and its correlation to water flow rate.

American Journal of Undergraduate Research 6(3): 9-17

Research Paper

Co-Author
The capacity of the Gunderboom® in Mamaroneck Harbor on the reduction of E. coli and coliform bacteria from water and soft-shelled clams (Mya arenaria).

Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 42: 143-148

Research Paper

Co-Author
Undergraduate research in the Department of Biology at Manhattanville College

Bios 88 (3) 123-128

https://doi.org/10.1893/0005-3155-88.3.123

Research Paper

A novel ex vivo bioassay is an alternative repellency indicator for Rhipicephalus sanguineus

Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology 33(1):19-31

http://dx.doi.org/10.3954/1523-5475-33.1.19

Research Paper

The in vitro studies of the inhibitory effect of green tea (Camellia sinensis) on Pseudomonas aeruginosa treated contact lenses

Journal of Young Investigators 32 (4) 25-29 doi: 10.22186/jyi.32.4.25-29

Awards & Grants

First Place Frank G. Brook Award, Tribeta Honor Society NE-1 District Convention at Hofstra University by Wardah Alakrah advisor: Anna K. Yeung-Cheung, April 2019

Tribeta Biological Honor Society Research Grant: $500.00, by Wardah Alakrah, advisor: Anna K. Yeung-Cheung, November 2018

Tribeta Biological Honor Society Research Grant: $420.00, by Cristina Commisso & Thimmy Garbenius,advisor: Anna K. Yeung-Cheung, November 2017

Second Place Presentation Award, Tribeta Honor Society NE-1 District Convention at Manhattan College by Olivia Drew, advisors: Anna K. Yeung-Cheung, April, 2017

Tribeta Biological Honor Society Research Grant: $920.00, by Olivia Drew, advisor: Anna K. Yeung-Cheung, November 2016

Manhattanville Castle Scholar Research Grant: $1000.00, by Mariah Bigaud, advisor: Anna K. Yeung-Cheung, March 2015

Manhattanville Castle Scholar Research Grant: $1000.00 by Charlene Caoili, advisors: Anna K. Yeung-Cheung & Christopher J. Pappas, March 2015

Manhattanville Castle Scholar Research Grant: $1000.00, by Natcha Rummaneethorn, advisors: Anna K. Yeung-Cheung &Christopher J. Pappas, December 2014

Manhattanville Castle Scholar Research Grant: $1000 by Natcha Rummaneethorn, co-advisor: Chris Pappas, December 2014

Tribeta Biological Honor Society Research Grant: $467 by Michele Meggiolaro, co-advisor: Bernard Lakowski, November 2014

The Third place presentation award Tribeta Honor Society NE-1 District Convention at College of Mount Saint Vincent by Philip Meade, Chris Pappas as co-advisor, April 2014

Manhattanville Castle Scholar Research Grant: $1000, by Philip Meade, co-advisor Chris Pappas, December, 2013

Tribeta Biological Honor Society Research Grant: $300, by Philip Meade, co-advisor Chris Pappas, November, 2013

Research Grant: $2859, awarded by the Village of Mamaroneck, June 2007