Patrick Weir, PhD

Born in Weehawken, New Jersey, and raised in Union City, New Jersey. Attended high school at Saint Joseph of the Palisades, West New York. First in family to attend college.

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise

Microbial Physiology, Microbial Ecology, General Microbiology

Courses Taught at Felician University

Anatomy & Physiology I and II

Anatomy & Physiology for Clinical Lab

Biology Seminar

Cell Biology

Clinical Microbiology I and II



General Biology I and II

General Science Seminar



Undergraduate Research in Biology I and II

Undergraduate Research in General Science,


Biology of Aging

Biotechnology (Honors)

Bioterrorism (Honors)

Disease and History

Earth Science

Emerging Diseases (Honors)

Genetics and Health Care

Human Species (Honors & regular sections)

Introduction to Biology

Introduction to Physical Science   


Effect of Proteolipid on "Zymomonas" Fermentation of 25% Glucose Media
J. Indust. Microbiol. 15:442-445 . Weir, P., and T. Chase, Jr. (1995)
Inhibition of "Zymomonas" Growth by Carbon Sources
Biotechnol. Lett. 13:779-780 . Weir, P., and T. Chase, Jr. (1991).
The Ecology of "Zymomonas": A Review. Folia Microbiologica 61:385-392 Weir, P. (2016)
Office Location:
Obal Hall, Room 207, Lodi Campus
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6059


PhD Microbiology, specialization in Microbial Physiology and Applied Microbiology, Rutgers (New Brunswick)
MS Biology, specialization in Microbiology, Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck).
BS Biology, Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck).

Positions Held

Full-time Faculty (1989 to present)
Chair, Department of Natural Sciences (1991-1994; 2000-2003, 2007, & 2012-2014)
Coordinator, Arts & Sciences Core Curriculum (1996-2000)
Microbiologist, ABC Labs (1981-1998)