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Lab Personnel

David Erickson

David Erickson | @bactpath
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Biology
B.Sc. Biochemistry, University of Lethbridge
Ph.D., Bacterial Pathogenesis, University of Calgary
Interested in the molecular biology of bacterial interactions with their hosts.

Michael Olson

Michael Olson
PhD Candidate
From Ephraim, UT
Characterizing Escherichia coli strains and their virulence factors needed in mammary glands and avian airway infections

Nick Christman

Undergraduate, Microbiology major
From: Rexburg, ID
Studying ExPEC virulence factors

Rachael LeBaron

Rachel LeBaron
Undergraduate, Microbiology major
From Las Vegas, NV
Identifying genes needed for capsule synthesis in ExPEC

Nick Petersen

Nick Peterson
Undergraduate, Microbiology major
From Portland, OR
Investigating growth requirements of E. coli mastitis strains

Seth Durrant

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Undergraduate, Biochemistry major
From: San Fransisco, CA
Studying genetic basis of gallium resistance

Kevin Mock

Undergraduate, Microbiology major
From Katy, TX
Studying how ExPEC avoid being killed by neutrophils

Bronwyn Meldrum

Undergraduate, Biology major
From Lancaster, PA

Nick Hofmann

Undergraduate, molecular biology major
From Tulsa, OK

Andy VanDomelen

Undergraduate, biology major
From Portland, OR

Alex Kimberling

Undergraduate, microbiology major
From Stansbury, UT

Hannah Cox

Undergraduate, Clinical Laboratory Science premajor
From Orem, UT

Lizzy Gipson

Lizzy Gibson
Undergraduate, Microbiology major
From Maple Valley, WA
Studying biofilms and growth patterns of mastitis E. coli strains

Josh Calder - Alumni

Undergraduate, Microbiology major
From Bountiful, UT
Studying an outer membrane lipoprotein involved in Yersinia biofilms

Grace West - Alumni

Undergraduate, Microbiology major
From Louisville, KY
Studying avian pathogenic E. coli strains

Aleksander Grimsrud - Alumni

Undergraduate, Microbiology major
From Apex, NC
Studying genomes of avian and mastitis E. coli strains