University of California, Riverside

Microbiology Graduate Program



Faculty Directory



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Omar AkbariOmar Akbari

Synthetic Biology of Disease Vectors

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-5368 
E-mail: omar.akbari@ucr.edu
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Michael AllenMichael Allen

Biology and ecology of microbial-plant-soil interactions

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Tel: (951) 827-5494
Fax: (951) 827-4625
E-mail: mallen@ucr.edu
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Emma L. AronsonEmma Aronson

Soil microbial ecology and biogeochemistry

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-4201
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: emma.aronson@ucr.edu 
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Gregor BlahaBlaha

Environmental influence on the physiology of eubacterial cells

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3832
E-mail: gregor.blaha@ucr.edu
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borkovichKatherine Borkovich

Fungal cell and molecular biologyl functional genomics of fungi

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-2753
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: katherine.borkovich@ucr.edu
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bornemanJames Borneman

Microbial ecology

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3584
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: james.borneman@ucr.edu
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coffeyMichael Coffey

Phytophthora systematics, genetics, and pathology

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-4764
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: michael.coffey@ucr.edu
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crowleyDavid Crowley

Bioremediation of PCBs and other organic pollutants, rhizosphere microbiology, and microbial ecology

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3785
Fax: (951) 827-3993
E-mail: david.crowley@ucr.edu
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dillmanAdler Dillman

Host-parasite interactions using insect-parasitic nematodes as a model

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3912
E-mail: adler.dillman@ucr.edu
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dingShou-Wei Ding

Molecular virlogy and immunology

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-2341
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: shou-wei.ding@ucr.edu
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Akif EskalenAkif Eskalen

Fungal and Bacterial Diseases of Subtropical Crops

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3499
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: akif.eskalen@ucr.edu
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federiciBrian Federici

Genetics of insect pathogens; insect pathology and the development of novel microbial insecticides

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-5006
Fax: (951) 827-3086
E-mail: brian.federici@ucr.edu
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Emma GachomoEmma Gachomo

Understanding the role of the soil microbiome on plant-microbe interactions

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-4115
E-mail: emma.gachomo@ucr.edu
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xgeXin Ge

Microbial engineering and antibody discovery

Contact Info
Tel: 951-827-6229
Fax: 951-827-5696
E-mail: xge@engr.ucr.edu
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Joseph GenereuxJoseph Genereux

Developing chemical tools to characterize protein homeostasis pathways, towards identifying new approaches addressing cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, and infectious diseases.

Contact Info
Tel - Office: (951) 827-3759
Tel - Lab: (951) 827-3761
E-mail: joseph.genereux@ucr.edu
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gillSarjeet Gill

Molecular mechanisms of toxic action and xenobiotic metabolism

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-4621
Fax: (951) 827-3087
E-mail: sarjeet.gill@ucr.edu
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haiRong Hai

Viral Molecular Pathology, Virus Host Interactions and Vaccine Development

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3910
E-mail: rong.hai@ucr.edu
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hsiaoAnsel Hsiao

Studying the role of the gut microbiome in pathogenesis of Vibrio cholerae and other human diarrheal pathogens

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-2525
E-mail: ansel.hsiao@ucr.edu
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Hailing JinHailing Jin

Study the roles of small RNAs and epigenetics in plant-pathogen interactions

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-7995
E-mail: hailing.jin@ucr.edu
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judelsonHoward Judelson

Molecular biology and genomics of oomycetes, with an emphasis on the growth and pathogenesis of Phytophthora

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-4199
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: howard.judelson@ucr.edu
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judelsonIsgouhi Kaloshian

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3913
Fax: (951) 827-3719
E-mail: isgouhi.kaloshian@ucr.edu
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le rochKarine Le Roch

Understanding cell cycle and life cycle progression of the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, throughout ubiquitin regulations

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-5422
E-mail: karine.leroch@ucr.edu
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Yanran LiYanran Li

Microbial production of high-value phytochemicals; Harnessing synthetic biology in yeast to understand plant secondary Metabolism

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-4332
Fax: (951) 827-5696
E-mail: liyanran@engr.ucr.edu
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Dr. Huinan LuHuinan Liu

Antimicrobial materials and surfaces to fight clinical infections, interactions of bacteria and biomaterials

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-2944
Fax: (951) 827-6416
E-mail: huinanlu@engr.ucr.edu
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maWenbo Ma

Functional and comparative genomics of plant-associated bacteria; molecular mechanisms of plant-bacteria interaction

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-5706
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: wenbo.ma@ucr.edu
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Patricia ManosalvaPatricia Manosalva

Molecular Plant-Pathogen Interactions of Oomycetes; Avocado rootstock breeding program

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3773
Fax:  (951) 824-4294
E-mail: patricia.manosalva@ucr.edu
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Quinn McFrederick Quinn McFrederick

Bee conservation through the study of symbiosis; microbe-insect symbiotic interactions 

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-5817
Email: quinn.mcfrederick@ucr.edu
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Ilhem Messaoudimessaoudi

Immune senescence and viral immunology.

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-4349
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: ilhem.messaoudi@ucr.edu
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mulchandaniAshok Mulchandani

Microbial engineering, biosensors, and biodetoxification

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-6419
Fax: (951) 827-5696
E-mail: ashok.mulchandani@ucr.edu
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Meera Nairnair


Macrophage function in mucosal immunity and inflammation.

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-7734
E-mail: meera.nair@ucr.edu
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James Ng

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Mechanisms underlying the insect vector transmission of viruses, and virus-insect vector interactions mediating the transmission process

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-4223
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: james.ng@ucr.edu
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purcellJessica Purcell

Social insects and their pathogens: the interplay of social and individual immunity

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-7258
E-mail: jessica.purcell@ucr.edu
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raoA.L.N. Rao

Molecular biology of plant virus replication and host-virus interactions

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3810
Fax: (951) 827-4294
E-mail: a.rao@ucr.edu
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roperCaroline Roper

Molecular basis of the host/pathogen interactions of vector borne plant pathogenic bacteria

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3510
Fax: (951) 827-5517
E-mail: caroline.roper@ucr.edu
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sachsJoel Sachs

Evolution and ecology of symbiotic microbes; evolution of beneficial bacteria & origins of harmful strains; evolution and breakdown of mutualistic interactions.

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-6357
Fax: (951) 827-4286
E-mail: joel.sachs@ucr.edu
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stajichJason E. Stajich

Population and evolutionary genomics of fungi and bioinformatics methods development.

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-2363
E-mail: jason.stajich@ucr.edu
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Georgios VidalakisVidalakis

Citrus Viral Diseases

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-3763
E-mail: vidalg@ucr.edu
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walkerSharon Walker

Bacterial adhesion and transport in natural and engineered systems, water quality engineering

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-6094
Fax: (951) 827-5696
E-mail: swalker@engr.ucr.edu
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Ian Wheeldon

 

wilsonEmma Wilson

Mechanism of inflammation in the CNS

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-4328
E-mail: emma.wilson@ucr.edu
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yatesMarylynn Yates

Water and wastewater microbiology

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-2358
Fax: (951) 827-3993
E-mail: marylynn.yates@ucr.edu
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Samantha YingSamantha Ying

Microbially-mediated redox processes in terrestrial systems

Contact Info
Tel: (951) 827-4505
Fax: (951) 827-3993
E-mail: samantha.ying@ucr.edu
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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Graduate Program Information

Graduate Program in Microbiology
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Tel: (800) 735-0717 or (951) 827-5688
Fax: (951) 827-5517
E-mail: jammy.yang@ucr.edu

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