• Creation of a viable csrA mutant in Vibrio cholerae 

    Thomas, Martha Barnett (2013-07-26)
    Vibrio cholerae, the causative agent of cholera, has been a lethal enteric pathogen to humans for most of recorded history. Even though it is well studied, it still kills many people every year due to rapid and severe ...
  • Evolution of microbial populations with spatial and environmental structure 

    Miller, Eric Louis (2011-01-07)
    Rarely are natural conditions constant, but generally biologists study microbes in artificially constant environments in the laboratory. I relaxed these assumptions of constant environments through time and space as I ...
  • Learning through interaction and embodied practice in a scientific laboratory 

    Mey, Inger Hansen, 1941- (2012-07-02)
    This study purports to explore how apprentices in microbiology, through interaction and multimodal activities, acquire the knowledge and skills that are necessary for doing scientific experiments. It aims to examine the ...
  • Studies in bacterial genome engineering and its applications 

    Enyeart, Peter James (2015-08-12)
    Many different approaches exist for engineering bacterial genomes. The most common current methods include transposons for random mutagenesis, recombineering for specific modifications in Escherichia coli, and targetrons ...