Department Research & Teaching Overview

Faculty are listed below along with a short description of their research and teaching interests. You may also group faculty by research theme as well as search faculty interests by keyword.

Photo of John Burand

Baculoviruses: Host-Virus Interactions

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Molecular Microbial Ecology

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Ecology and Physiology of Microorganisms in Anaerobic Ecosystems

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Regulation of the Quorum Response in Bacillus subtilis

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Senior Lecturer; Director of Microbiology Laboratory Teaching Services

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Physiology and ecology of hyperthermophilic archaea; Geomicrobiology of geothermal environments

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Lecturer; Applied Molecular Biotechnology Laboratory Instructor

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Parasitology, the replication and repair of mitochondrial DNA (kinetoplast DNA network) in African trypanosomes

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Regulation of Gene Expression in Yeast

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Systems Biology Approach to Optimization of Bioremediation and Microbial Fuel Cells and Physiology and Ecology of Anaerobes

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Professor Emeritus

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Mycobacterial Pathogenesis: Glycobiology, Biochemistry, and Cell Biology

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Microbial Fuel Cells Biology

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Professor Emeritus

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Microbial ecology of terrestrial and subterrestrial ecosystems

Molecular Evolution and Population Genomics of Arthropod-borne Microbial Pathogens

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DNA Replication, Recombination and Cell Division in E. coli

Bacterial Cell Walls

Photo of Shelley Thibodo

Undergraduate Program Director

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Entry, survival, and host range of the obligate intracellular pathogens, Chlamydiaceae

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Lecturer; Manager, Genomics Resource Laboratory

Research Facilities

Upcoming Seminars

Tue, 3/31/2015 - 11:30am

Jesus Alvelo

Characterization of membrane protein complexes in the cellulosic microbe Clostridium phytofermentans.

Thu, 4/2/2015 - 11:30am

Elizabeth Vierling, Ph.D.

From Higher Plants to Pond Scum: Investigating the Chaperone Function of Small Heat Shock Proteins.

Host: Steve Sandler

Tue, 4/7/2015 - 11:30am

Sylvia Rivera

Title TBD