MDTP student Bayleigh Benner successfully defended her dissertation: A (frame)shift in perspective: Understanding links between HIV-1 translational recoding, viral assembly, and transcript fate
MDTP student Kemardo Henry successfully defended his dissertation: Lack of a vital RNA polymerase recognition feature results in coordinated control of the majority of R. sphaeroides promoters.
MDTP student Connor Hendrich successfully defended his dissertation: Ralstonia solanacearum Secretion Systems: Critical virulence factors and points of vulnerability
MDTP student Eliot Stanton successfully defended his dissertation: The impact of mobile genetic elements on the diversification of Escherichia coli O157:H7
While we can’t do the traditional Bactoberfest in person this year, our creative students pulled off the first-ever virtual Bactoberfest!
MDTP trainer Nancy Keller, professor in Medical Microbiology and Immunology and in Bacteriology, has received the Charles Thom award from the Society of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Congrats, Nancy!
We are so pleased to welcome our Fall 2020 students to the program! Here they are: Jassim Al-Oboudi, Hailey Bussan, Dante Calise, Lea Cattaneo, Elise Cowley, Courtney Deblois, Mariah Dicksen, Anna Gregory, Evan Hutchison, Isabelle …
MDTP student Lindsey Bohr successfully defended her dissertation: No Bacterium is an Island: The Role of Population Structure in Emergence and Maintenance of Pathogens
MDTP student Jenny Bratburd successfully defended her dissertation: Host-microbiome interactions impacting pathogen and mutualist colonization within defensive symbioses
MDTP student Mengyao Niu successfully defended her dissertation: Whisper with Lipids: Fungal Oxylipins in Development and Host Interactions in Aspergillus fumigatus