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Todd Smith (PhD, 2009) After studying the regulation of flagellar genes in Helicobacter pylori with Dr. Tim Hoover, Todd was awarded an American Society for Microbiology Post-doctoral Fellowship in Infectious Disease and Public Health Microbiology.

Michael Gatlin (Ph.D. 2009) Michael’s dissertation research with Dan Colley was on host immunogenetics in relationship to resistance to reinfection by schistosomes. His work followed up on 40 years of research by Dan on the immunology of schistosomiasis.

Laura E. Williams (PhD 2009). After finishing her PhD with Dr.

The broad-based training afforded by the UGA Microbiology graduate program remains in great demand, and the last two years our program has expanded considerably. Since 2010 we have grown from forty-six to fifty-eight graduate students.

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