Cooperative symbiotic relationships between humans and bacteria have historically been overlooked in the face of our struggle with bacterial pathogens. Yet, the bacteria that call our body “home” aid our survival against these pathogens by, for instance, competing with them for space and nutrients. Examples of cooperative and pathogenic relationships between organisms exist throughout the natural world, and our symbiosis faculty lead the way in studying animal:bacteria symbioses.
Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Medical Microbiology & Immunology
Phone: Office: (608) 262-6977, Laboratory: 262-6980
Position title: Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology & Immunology
Phone: Office: (608) 261-1170, Laboratory: (608) 261-1171
5155 Microbial Sciences Building