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Microbiology Research

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Departmental research in the area of microbiology focuses on different aspects of microorganisms, from how bacterial cells develop to how interactions between microorganisms evolve and how communities of microorganisms change depending on the environment or host organism.

Dr. Patrick Curtis
bacterial signaling pathways and prokaryotic development

Dr. Wayne Gray
virology, vaccine development

Dr. Erik Hom
synthetic ecology, fungal-algal interactions, evolution of symbiosis and microbial consortia, waste valorization

Dr. Colin Jackson
microbial ecology and diversity, microbiome studies