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Steven  R Blanke

Steven R Blanke

Infection Biology and Cancer, Host-pathogen Interactions, Bacterial Pathogenesis, Bacterial Toxins

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B103 CLSL
Office: (217) 244-2412
Lab: (217) 333-6302

Christopher Byron Brooke

Christopher Byron Brooke

Mechanisms of influenza virus adaptation

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390A Burrill Hall
601 South Goodwin Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Office: (217) 265-0991
Lab: (217) 244-4917

John E Cronan

John E Cronan

Genetic approaches to regulation of lipid metabolism; synthesis and attachment of biotin and lipoic acid

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B103 CLSL
Office: (217) 333-7919
Lab: (217) 244-3466
Fax: (217) 244-6697

Patrick Degnan

Patrick Degnan

Genome-enabled examination of diversity, genome evolution and processes in complex microbial communities

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Morrill Hall 371
Office: (217) 244-5504
Fax: (217) 244-6697

James A Imlay

James A Imlay

Molecular mechanisms of oxidative damage; cellular defenses against oxidants; obligate anaerobiosis

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B303 CLSL
Office: (217) 333-5812
Lab: (217) 244-3462
Fax: (217) 244-6697

Thomas E. Kehl-Fie

Thomas E. Kehl-Fie

Impact of host-imposed metal starvation on Staphylococcus aureus and bacterial mechanisms of resistance

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CLSL B401
Office: (217) 244-5471
Fax: (217) 244-6697

Andrei Kuzminov

Andrei Kuzminov

Mechanisms of DNA replication stress and genome instability

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C326 CLSL
Office: (217) 265-0329
Lab: (217) 265-0852

William W Metcalf

William W Metcalf

Molecular genetics and biochemistry of methanogenic Archaea; biosynthesis of phosphonate antibiotics; redox cycling of phosphorus by microorganisms

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Office: (217) 244-1943
Lab: (217) 265-0771

Gary J Olsen

Gary J Olsen

The functions, evolutionary histories and structures of genes and proteins

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383 Morrill Hall
Office: (217) 244-0616
Lab: (217) 244-0617
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Peter A B Orlean

Peter A B Orlean

Mechanism of polysaccharide synthesis

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B213 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
601 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Office: (217) 333-4139

Joanna  L. Shisler

Joanna L. Shisler

Immune evasion strategies of viruses; host-pathogen interactions; molecular disinfection of viruses; vaccine development

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331 Burrill Hall
Office: (217) 265-6450
Lab: (217) 333-6140

James M Slauch

James M Slauch

Molecular mechanisms of Salmonella pathogenesis

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B203 CLSL
Office: (217) 244-1956
Lab: (217) 244-7846
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Cari Vanderpool

Cari Vanderpool

Regulation of Bacterial Stress Responses

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C226 CLSL
Office: (217) 333-7033

Rachel J Whitaker

Rachel J Whitaker

The Whitaker lab studies the molecular evolution of cellular microorganisms in their natural environmental contexts ranging from hot springs to human infectious disease.

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C222 CLSL
3402 Carl Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Office: (217) 244-8420

Brenda  Anne Wilson

Brenda Anne Wilson

Bacterial protein toxins, their interaction with host cells, their effects on intracellular signal transduction, and development of novel alternative anti-toxin therapeutics; human and nonhuman primate vaginal and gut microbial ecosystems (microbiomes) and their role in health and disease

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B209 CLSL
Office: (217) 244-9631
Lab: (217) 265-8260
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Isaac K O Cann

Isaac K O Cann

Molecular biology and biochemistry of archaeal DNA replication; enzymes of plant cell wall hydrolysis

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1105 Institute for Genomic Biology, 1206 West Gregory Drive | MC-195
Urbana, IL 61801
Office: (217) 333-2090

Bruce W Fouke

Bruce W Fouke

Does microbial metabolic activity, macromolecular chemistry and extracellular polymeric substance (EPS) production cause disease in coral reef ecosystems and catalyze CaCO3 mineral precipitation in hot springs and caves?

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Institute for Genomic Biology Rm 3406
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
1206 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
Office: (217) 244-5431

Douglas A. Mitchell

Douglas A. Mitchell

Molecular underpinnings of bacterial virulence

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room 3105 IGB (main office) and room 345 RAL
Office: (217) 333-1345

Stephen K Farrand

Stephen K Farrand

Molecular biology of the Agrobacterium-plant interaction

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B103 CLSL
Office: (217) 333-1524
Lab: (217) 244-3229

Jeffrey F Gardner

Jeffrey F Gardner

Mechanism of site-specific recombination by bacteriophages and conjugative transposons; mechanisms of protein recognition of DNA

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B103 CLSL
Office: (217) 333-7287
Lab: (217) 333-7289

Ralph S Wolfe

Ralph S Wolfe

Biochemistry of methanogens

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Office: (217) 333-0065

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