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    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    Jun 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Heidi Goodrich-Blair, Head
Alison Buchan, Associate Head
Liz Fozo,
Director of Graduate Studies

Buchan, A., PhD – Georgia
Goodrich-Blair, H., PhD – Albany
Hazen, T.C., PhD – Wake Forest
Loeffler, F., PhD – Germany
Reynolds, T.B., PhD – Vanderbilt
Wilhelm, S.W., PhD – Western Ontario (Canada)

Associate Professors
Fozo, E.M., PhD – Rochester
Ganusov, V.V., PhD – Emory
Lloyd, K.G., PhD – North Carolina
Mikucki, J.A., PhD – Montana State
Sparer, T.E., PhD – Emory
Su, C., PhD – Penn State
Zinser, E.R., PhD – Harvard

Assistant Professors
Johnson, J.G., PhD – Iowa
Parker, B.J., PhD – Emory
Steen, A.D., PhD – North Carolina
Talmy, D., PhD – Essex

Research Faculty
Chandler, J.W., PhD – Tennessee
LeCleir, G.R., PhD – Georgia
McAlvin, C.B., PhD – Tennessee
Ripp, S., PhD – Oklahoma State
Vishnivetskaya, T.A., PhD – Russian Academy of Sciences

Joint Faculty
Donohoe, D., PhD – Louisiana State
Graham, D., PhD – Illinois
Hettich, R.L., PhD – Purdue
Jacobson, D., PhD – Stellenbosch (South Africa)
Podar, M., PhD – Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas)
Schadt, C., PhD – Colorado

McPherson, E.F., MS – Tennessee

Adjunct Faculty
Briggs, L., MPH – Tennessee
Bruce, B., PhD – Wisconsin
DeBruyn, J., PhD – Tennessee
Eda, S., PhD – Tokyo (Japan)
Lin, J., PhD – Ohio State
Radosevich, M., PhD – Ohio

Majors, Degrees
Microbiology Major, MS  
Microbiology Major, PhD  

The Department of Microbiology offers both the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. Students have the option of selecting from a variety of graduate research programs. For more information visit the department webpage

Intercollegiate Graduate Statistics and Data Science Minor

The Department of Microbiology participates in an intercollegiate graduate program designed to give graduate students an opportunity to earn a minor in statistics simultaneously with a master’s or doctoral degree in another department. A minor in statistics consists of 9 hours of statistics courses. See Department of Business Analytics and Statistics  for full program description.

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