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Microbiology

Faculty

Structural investigation of viral-host interactions
Bacterial physiology and host-microbe interactions
Bacterial cell replication from general principles and mechanisms to Lyme disease

Sharon R. Long

Phone: (650) 723-3153
Lab Website
Biochemistry, genetics and cell biology of plant-bacterial symbiosis
Biochemistry of pathogen manipulation of host signaling to promote disease

Kabir Peay

Phone: (650) 723-0552
Lab Website
Ecology, community structure & ecosystem function of plant-microbial symbiosis
The surface display of proteins by Gram-negative bacteria

Tim Stearns

Phone: (650) 725-6934
Lab Website
Cell organization and signaling and deciphering human genetic variation

Courtesy Faculty

picture of Devaki Bhaya
Molecular ecology of phototrophic communities, metagenomic analysis, cyanophages
How photosynthetic organisms perceive and respond to their environment

Paula V. Welander

Phone: (650) 723-7341

Microbial physiology, molecular geomicrobiology, lipid biosynthesis

Emeriti Faculty

Transcription effects on genomic instability with non-canonical DNA structures