John W. Heimke, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

Contact Information
Office: Troy Campus, Science Hall
Phone: (518) 244-2292

Current Research Interests


Heimke, J. Iris pollen tube germination using synthetic medium. The Bulletin of the American Iris Society, Volume 94, No.1 Jan/Feb 2013

Heimke, J. and Lawrence, D., 1996. Development of a Biology/Mathematics Course. NSF Conference on Mathematics for Undergraduate Life Sciences Students, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Heimke, J., 1994. Sexual reproductive strategies in the genus Chlamydomonas. The New York Natural History Conference III, Albany, NY.

Professional Activities / Affiliations

  • Northeast Algal Society Executive Director
  • National Judge for American Iris Society
  • Research Volunteer in the Division of Molecular Medicine, Wadsworth Research Center
  • Adirondack Research Consortium
  • British Phycological Society
  • Capital District Botanical Association
  • George Landis Arboretum Association
  • Hudson-Mohawk Association
  • New York Academy of Science
  • New York State Botanical Association
  • Northeastern Phycological Association
  • Phycological Society of America

Community Activities

  • Officer, United States Army Reserves
  • Advisor to the George Landis Arboretum