Category Archives: Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Madeline (Mickey) Hilger Reed


Title: Histotechnology Education Coordinator
Department: Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Office Location: Wheeler 115
Office Phone: (518) 255-5464
Office Hours:  Posted on office door at WH 115



Areas of Expertise:
Research/Clinical Histologic Technique
Laboratory Quality Assurance
Large and Small Animal Necropsy Technique
Research Toxicology

Courses Taught
Medical Terminology
Microtechniques Laboratory

About Mickey

  • Alumnus of SUNY Cobleskill Histotechnician Program
  • BS in Biology
  • (ASCP) American Society for Clinical Pathology Certification-HT
  • New York State Licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist
  • Former employment with major pharmaceutical companies as a Research Laboratory Technologist/Research Scientist in the Department of Toxicology
  • Former to present employment as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in the Department of Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Laboratory Mentor of students enrolled in the SUNY Cobleskill Histotechnician Program
  • Member of the New York State Histotechnological Society
  • Member of the National Society of Histotechnology


Lynda McMaster-Schuyler

Lynda McMaster-SchuylerTitle: Professor
Department: Department of Natural Sciences and Math
Office Location: Wheeler 112
Office Phone: 518-255-5446
Office Hours: TBA – check office door for schedule

Areas of Expertise: organic chemistry, ethics, biology, STEM recruitment

Courses Taught: Organic Chemistry I and II, Biochemistry, Ethics in Science, Medicine and Technology (usually abroad in foreign country with International Travel), Special Topics in Biotechnology with interest in 2013-2015 in RNA interference, Biology 111 and 112.

About Lynda: My undergraduate background was in biology and philosophy while my graduate background was in environmental medicine with a focus in Oncology, the study of cancer and tumors, with a specialty in radiation induced skin tumors and epithelial cell kinetics. However, my research interests at Cobleskill have been Salary equity, STEM programming for middle and high school students, including designing and directing CSI camps, RNA interference in C. elegans, and EGCG (green tea extract) antioxidant effects on lipids. I have been the founding advisor since 2001 for the Pre Vet Club on campus and most of my advisees are pre vet and pre med students.

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Laura Skinner

Title: Instructional Support Associate
Department: Department of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Office Location: WH234A
Office Phone: 518-255-5136

Areas of Expertise: Support labs in Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, General Biology

Courses Taught: Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II

About Laura: I have been employed in a variety of industries pertaining to the Natural Sciences. These include hospital laboratory, biotech manufacturing/regulatory affairs, and environmental microbiology laboratory settings.