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Faculty

Jeffrey Becker

Jeffrey M. Becker

Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus
Yeast and fungal molecular biology

Karen Lloyd

Karen Lloyd

Assistant Professor
Marine Microbiology

Alison Buchan

Alison Buchan

Carolyn W. Fite Professor
Molecular microbial ecology, bacterial aromatic compound catabolism, marine microbiology

Frank Loeffler

Frank Loeffler

Professor
Governor's Chair

Environmental microbiology and microbial ecology

Elizabeth Fozo

Elizabeth Fozo

Assistant Professor
Stress responses in pathogenic bacteria

Jill Mikucki

Jill Mikucki

Assistant Professor
Polar microbial ecology; exploration of Antarctic subice environments

Vitaly V. Ganusov

Vitaly V. Ganusov

Associate Professor
Mathematical modeling of CD8 T cell responses to acute and chronic infections

Todd Reynolds

Todd Reynolds

Associate Professor
Lipids and signaling in fungal pathogenesis and biofilm formation; antifungal drug target identification

Heidi Goodrich-Blair

Heidi Goodrich-Blair

David and Sandra White Professor 
Head of Microbiology

Molecular mechanisms of bacteria-nematode-insect symbiosis

Gary S. Sayler

Gary S. Sayler

Professor Emeritus
Bioluminescent organisms for biotechnology applications

Terry Hazen

Terry Hazen

Professor
Governor's Chair

Systems biology approach to bioremediation, bioenergy and water quality

Pamela L. C. Small

Pamela L. C. Small

Professor Emeritus
Dr. Small has an active research program but is not accepting graduate students.

Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson

Assistant Professor
Bacterial pathogenesis

Tim E. Sparer

Tim E. Sparer

Associate Professor
Cytomegalovirus chemokines in pathology, obesity, atherosclerosis; constitutively active CXCR2 in cancer

Terry Hazen

Colleen B. Jonsson

Beaman Distinguished Professor of Microbiology
Director, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
RNA viruses

Chunlei Su

Chunlei Su

Associate Professor
Population genetics of Toxoplasma gondii

Igor B. Jouline

Igor B. Jouline

Joint Faculty Professor
Distinguished Scientist
Evolutionary genomics

Steven W. Wilhelm

Steven W. Wilhelm

Kenneth & Blaire Mossman Professor
Molecular ecology of viruses, bacteria and algae in oceans and large lakes

Sarah Lebeis

Sarah Lebeis

Assistant Professor
Plant-associated microbial communities and innate immunology

Erik Zinser

Erik Zinser

Associate Professor
Ecology and physiology of marine photosynthetic bacteria


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