Microbiology

Schulmeyer, Kayley

Kayley Schulmeyer

Address: 540 EMRB
Phone: (319) 335-8666
Email: kayley-schulmeyer@uiowa.edu

Mentor: Timothy L. Yahr, PhD

Undergraduate Institution: University of Wyoming

Year Entered Into Program: 2013

Research Description

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a Gram-negative bacterium that causes opportunistic infections. My research focuses on the global regulation of virulence factors in P. aeruginosa and P. aeruginosa ability to transition from an acute virulent phenotype to a chronic virulent phenotype.

Publication(s)

Steven, B., S.E. Dowd., K.H. Schulmeyer, N.L. Ward. (2011) Phylum-targeted pyrosequencing reveals diverse planctomycete populations in a eutrophic lake. Aquat Microb Ecol 64:41-49.