Bacteria and other microbes

Faculty studying bacteria and other microbes

Jean-Michel Ané

Address:
Bacteriology/Agronomy
Symbiotic associations between plants and microbes (bacteria and fungi)

Kerri Coon

Address:
Bacteriology
Insect-microbe interactions, impacts of gut microbes on the biology of disease vectors

Cameron Currie

Address:
Bacteriology
Ecological and evolutionary genomics of symbiotic systems

Timothy Donohue

Address:
Bacteriology
Unlocking the secrets of microbes to benefit society

David Hershey

Address:
Bacteriology
Mechanisms of surface colonizatoin in bacteria, mechanosensing, extracellular matrix biosynthesis

Gaelen Hess

Address:
Biomolecular Chemistry
High-throughput functional genomics to investigate DNA repair and pathogenic effectors

Robert Landick

Address:
Biochemistry
RNA polymerase structure/function; regulation of RNA chain elongation

Carol Eunmi Lee

Address:
Integrative Biology
Rapid Evolutionary responses to global change, including biological invasions, climate, and pollution. Genetic architecture of invasive species, functional ecological and evolutionary genomics

Caitlin Pepperell

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Medicine
Ecological and evolutionary interactions between humans and human pathogens

Nicole Perna

Address:
Genetics
Systems-scale evolutionary genomics of agriculturally, biomedically and industrially significant bacteria

Jason Peters

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Pharmaceutical Sciences
Gene networks and genetic tools in bacteria.

Vatsan Raman

Address:
Biochemistry
High-throughput functional assays, variant effect prediction, human and microbial genomics

David Schwartz

Address:
Genetics and Chemistry
Discovery of fundamental molecular phenomena, which are harnessed within fully integrated systems for comprehensive genome analysis; creation of a cell-free system (“GenSyn”) for the direct fabrication of synthetic chromosomes, which adapt/advance micro- and nanofluidics technologies previously developed for genome analysis by the Schwartz group

Jue D. (Jade) Wang

Address:
Bacteriology
Bacterial Stress Response, Nucleotide Signaling, Mutagenesis, Antibiotic Resistance