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Schlievert receives 2016 ASM Graduate Microbiology Teaching Award

Dr. Patrick Schlievert, Chair and Department Executive Officer of the Department of Microbiology, has been selected to receive the 2016 ASM Graduate Microbiology Teaching Award. This award honors exem...

Anne Marsden defends PhD thesis

Anne Dressler successfully defended her PhD thesis, "Characterization of ExsA self-association and DNA-binding as therapeutic targets to prevent expression of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa type III secre...

Carolyn Ibberson defends PhD thesis

Carolyn Ibberson successfully defended her PhD thesis, "Hyaluronidase in Staphylococcus aureus physiology and pathogenesis," on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Carolyn is pictured here with her mentor, Dr. Ale...

Christopher Stach defends PhD thesis

Christopher Stach successfully defended his PhD thesis, "The Staphylococcus aureus Enterotoxin Gene Cluster in Infective Endocarditis," on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Chris is pictured here with his mento...

Abigail Berkebile defends MS thesis

Abigail Berkebile successfully defended her MS thesis, "Airway Surface Liquid Antiviral Activity in Cystic Fibrosis," on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Abbey is pictured here with her mentor, Dr. Paul McCra...

Eric Ransom defends PhD thesis

Eric Ransom successfully defended his PhD thesis, "Clostridium difficile: shedding light on pathogenesis," on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Eric is pictured here with his mentors, Dr. David Weiss and Dr. ...

Sarah Bahr defends PhD thesis

Sarah Bahr successfully defended her PhD thesis, "Characterization of risperidone-induced weight gain mediated by alterations of the gut microbiome and suppression of host energy expenditure," on Tues...

Bacteria may cause Type 2 diabetes

Findings suggest anti-bacterial therapy or vaccines may be able to prevent or treat Type 2 diabetes

Salgado-Pabón winner at 40th Anniversary Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center International Symposium poster session

Wilmara Salgado-Pabón, PhD, received the junior faculty first place prize for the poster she presented at the 40th Anniversary Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center International Symposium poster sess...