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Maxwell L Van Tassell

Studying host-microbe and microbe-microbe interactions of probiotic and pathogenic bacteria, specifically regarding adhesion, aggregation, and non-metabolic interactions with carbohydrate structures. Developed a novel carbohydrate-affinity chromatography model for investigating such bacterial interactions. Investigating the interactions of Campylobacter jejuni with host glycans as a target for interception by probiotic organisms.   Joined group: Aug 2010   Education: B.S., Biological […]

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Jennifer L. Hoeflinger

Doctoral Student Joined Lab: Jan 2009 Undergrad: Univ of WI ORCID: 0000-0002-3342-3611 Description of Research: The infant gastrointestinal tract is readily colonized by microorganisms after birth.  There is a cage-match style competition to determine who stays and who goes.  I am working to unravel specific mechanism used by microbes to initially colonize the infant gut. […]

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Dr. Barbara Turchi

Visiting from Sept 2014 – Dec 2014 Contact barbara.turchi [at] unipi.it‎

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Dr. Jun-seob Kim

Post-doc: Mar 2014 – Sept 2016 Currently at Pennsylvania State University Ph.D: SKKU ORCID: 0000-0003-0001-6646 Description of Research: Bacterial contamination during yeast ethanol fermentation reduce ethanol production dramatically. I am developing controlling mechanism of bacterial contamination with endolysin which is hydrolase originated from bacterial phage.

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Allison Berquist

MSc 2012-2014

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Melissa Kaczmarczyk

PhD 2008-2011

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Long (Dexter) Chen

PhD 2007-2012

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Alyssa Francl-Gesell

MSc 2006-2008

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