Microbiology

Dr. Hosni Hassan

Professor Of Microbiology, Biochemistry, Toxicology And Food Science

Chemistry and biology of oxygen free radicals that are toxic/mutagenic and cause aging, cancer and Lou Gehrig's disease. The roles of antioxidant enzymes in protecting cells from oxygen toxicity and mutagenicity.

Areas of Expertise
Biochemistry
Food Science
Microbiology
Toxicology
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Scott Laster

Professor Of Microbiology

Cellular immunology; the role of the immune system in health and disease; inflammation; anti-viral immune response.

Areas of Expertise
Microbiology
Colleges
SCIENCES

Dr. Eric Miller

Professor Of Plant And Microbial Biology

Molecular biology of RNA-protein interactions in microbial gene regulation, and adoption of these processes for molecular diagnostics. Isolation and design of bacterial enzymes for agricultural and industrial uses. Bioinformatics.

Areas of Expertise
Microbiology
Colleges
CALS