Department of Biology

Phone: 617-573-8622
Fax: 617-573-8245
Office: Archer Building, Rm. 548


  • ScD, Harvard University
  • MS, Harvard University
  • MS, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • BS, Tufts University

Research Interests

  • General Biology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology


1998-present      Professor of Biology, Suffolk University
1989-1998         Tenured Associate Professor of Biology, Suffolk Univeristy
1993-1994         Visiting Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard University
1992-1994         Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology, New England College of Optometry
1992-present     Consultant, Evaluation of oral antimicrobial agents
1987-1989         Associate Professor of Biology, Suffolk University
1982-1987         Assistant Professor of Biology, Suffolk University
1979-1982         Director of Laboratories, Department of Biological Chemistry, Harvard Medical School


Muftu, A., Mulcahy, H.L. and Chapman, R.J. (1997) Comparisons of Ss Penetratino Between Components of Various Implant-Abutment Connections. Quintessence International. Submitted
Notarnicola, S.M., Mulcahy, H.L., Joonsoo, L. and Richardson, C.C. (1997) The Acidic Terminus of the Bacteriophage T7 Gene 4 Helicase/Primase Interacts with T7 DNA Polymerase. Journal of Biological Chemistry 272:18245
Hongay, C. and Mulcahy, H.L. (1996) DNA Sequencing Simplified and Demonstrated Using Non Hazardous Chemiluminescent Methods. Abstr. American Society for Microbiology. 96:488
Muftu, A., Mulcahy, H.L. and Chapman, R.J. (1996) Comparison of Microbial Penetration Between Components of Screw and Locking-Taper Implany Abutment Connections. Journal of Dental Research. 75:80
Mulcahy, H.L., Smith C. and Habib, C. (1995) Evaluation of Cetylpyridinium Chloride Against Three Oral Microorganisms. Journal of Dental Research. 74:77
McCarey, Y. and Mulcahy, H.L. (1995) Cell Culture Demonstration in a Convenient, Inexpensive Manner Using Insect Cells. Abstr. American Society for Microbiology. 95:488.

Courses Taught

Biology 101 - Principles of Biology I
Biology 285/L285 - Microbiology