Phone: (615) 898-2067
Office Location: SCI 2155
MTSU Box 60 Murfreesboro, TN 37132
B.A. (Biochemistry, Mathematics minor), Columbia University
Ph.D. (Microbiology, Biochemistry minor), Auburn University
Testing for mutagenic agents; Isolation/identification of antibiotic producing organisms from the environment; Isolation/identification of waste degraders from the environment; Isolation/identification of biochemical producing organisms from the environment; Creating mutant strains of microorganisms.
Co-author on one book chapter, nine articles, 38 abstracts, published in Cancer Research, Academic Press, Biochemical Pharmacology, Molecular Pharmacology, Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science.
Carolyn Taylor Carr Award for Meritorious Achievement in Research, 1985; 2 Tips Trainer Awards, 2001
GRADUATE PROGRAM ROLE:
Teaches numerous graduate courses including Environmental Microbiology, Pathophysiology, Histology, Special Problems in Biology, Seminar-Advancements in Biology, General Virology, Molecular Genetics, Food and Industrial Microbiology, Biotechnology, Special Problems in Zoology, Advanced Virology, Advancements in Molecular Genetics, and Special Problems in Biology; Serves as thesis advisor and committee member to M.S. degree candidates.
American Society for Microbiology; American Chemical Society; Tennessee Academy of Science; Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society.