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  • Eliot Stanton

    Congrats to Eliot Stanton, PhD!

    MDTP student Eliot Stanton successfully defended his dissertation: The impact of mobile genetic elements on the diversification of Escherichia coli O157:H7

  • Virtual Bactoberfest

    Virtual Bactoberfest!

    While we can’t do the traditional Bactoberfest in person this year, our creative students pulled off the first-ever virtual Bactoberfest!

  • Nancy Keller

    MDTP trainer Nancy Keller receives Charles Thom award from SIMB

    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!

  • Welcome to our new MDTP students!

    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 …

  • Lindsey Bohr

    Congrats to Lindsey Bohr, PhD!

    MDTP student Lindsey Bohr successfully defended her dissertation: No Bacterium is an Island: The Role of Population Structure in Emergence and Maintenance of Pathogens

  • Jenny Bratburd

    Congrats to Jenny Bratburd, PhD!

    MDTP student Jenny Bratburd successfully defended her dissertation: Host-microbiome interactions impacting pathogen and mutualist colonization within defensive symbioses

  • Mengyao Niu

    Congrats to Mengyao Niu, PhD!

    MDTP student Mengyao Niu successfully defended her dissertation: Whisper with Lipids: Fungal Oxylipins in Development and Host Interactions in Aspergillus fumigatus

  • MDTP trainer Paul Ahlquist publishes new COVID-19 data in PNAS

    MDTP trainer Paul Ahlquist and his colleagues have been using cryoelectron microscope (cryo-EM) tomography to dramatically improve the resolution of images of the replication crown complex on the virus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2.

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