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Eric W. Triplett

Professor and Chair

  • Teaching Interests
    • MCB 4320C - The Microbiome (undergraduate level) - spring
    • MCB 6670C - The Microbiome (graduate level) - spring
    • MCB 7922 - Journal Colloquy (graduate level) - fall and spring
  • Education
    • B.S. (1976) Rutgers University, Cook College, New Brunswick, NJ
    • M.S. (1978) University of Maryland, College Park
    • Ph.D. (1981) University of Missouri, Columbia
    • Postdoctoral (1981-1982) University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Description of Research

    The overall goal of the Triplett lab is to determine the drivers of microbial diversity in a wide range of environments. 

    Current interests include: 1) the role of bacteria in the onset of autoimmune diseases; 2) bacteria as players in premature birth; 3) distribution of diazotrophs in natural ecosystems; 4) understanding the physiology of Liberibacter for the control of citrus greening disease; and 5) antimicrobial resistance in agroecosystems.

  • Publications

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Contact Information


Rm. # 1248
Microbiology Building 981