Department Research & Teaching Overview
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Baculoviruses: Host-Virus Interactions
Molecular Microbial Ecology
Ecology and Physiology of Microorganisms in Anaerobic Ecosystems
Regulation of the Quorum Response in Bacillus subtilis
Senior Lecturer; Director of Microbiology Laboratory Teaching Services
Physiology and ecology of hyperthermophilic archaea; Geomicrobiology of geothermal environments
Microbial Biodegradation and Biotransformation of Emerging Contaminants
Lecturer; Applied Molecular Biotechnology Laboratory Instructor
Parasitology, the replication and repair of mitochondrial DNA (kinetoplast DNA network) in African trypanosomes
Regulation of Gene Expression in Yeast
Systems Biology Approach to Optimization of Bioremediation and Microbial Fuel Cells and Physiology and Ecology of Anaerobes
Microbial Fuel Cells Biology
Mycobacterial Pathogenesis: Glycobiology, Biochemistry, and Cell Biology
Microbial ecology of terrestrial and subterrestrial ecosystems
Molecular Evolution and Population Genomics of Arthropod-borne Microbial Pathogens
DNA Replication, Recombination and Cell Division in E. coli
Bacterial Cell Walls
Undergraduate Program Director
Entry, survival, and host range of the obligate intracellular pathogens, Chlamydiaceae
Lecturer; Manager, Genomics Resource Laboratory
Centralized facilities provide state-of-the-art equipment and expertise to support research projects.
Amy Cheng Volmer, Ph.D.
Using Stress-Responsive E. Coli as Biosensors.
Host: Peter Chien
Deborah Neher, Ph.D.
Compost Microbiome and Suppression of Plant and Human Pathogens.
Host: Kristen DeAngelis