Assistant Professor of Biology
Primary Academic Program: Citizen Science
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Biology
Academic Expertise: Biology
Area of Specialization: Aquatic microbiology; molecular biology; microbial interactions
Biography:B.A., Colby College; Ph.D., Dartmouth College. Recipient, Albert J. Ryan Fellowship for Biomedical Sciences; training fellowships, National Institutes of Health. Current research focuses on attachment factors for aquatic vibrio-related microorganisms. Has taught at Colby College; served as mentor, Dartmouth College Women in Science Program. Former research assistant, Jackson Laboratories. At Bard since 2009.
- Research Interests: Study of local aquatic microbial communities and isolates; examination of surface attachment strategies of microbes; aquatic microbial biofilm formation and quroum sensing
- Teaching Interests: Microbiology; microbial genetics; virology; molecular biology; microbial pathogenesis