Greenberg, E. Peter

Faculty Profile

First Name: 
E. Peter
Last Name: 
Greenberg
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Title: 
Professor
Primary Institution: 
UW
Department/Division: 
other
Department/Division: 
Microbiology
Mail/Box #: 

357735

Office Location: 

K-340A Magnuson Health Sciences Center

Office Phone: 
(206) 616-2881
Research

Research Summary: 

Professor Greenberg is interested in the social activities of bacteria with a particular emphasis on how social behavior affects virulence of human pathogens and the evolution of social activities. He studies cell-to-cell communication in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other Gram-negative bacteria, biofilm formation in P. aeruginosa and how to defeat the antibiotic tolerance exhibited by bacteria growing in biofilms, and he studies territoriality in the urinary pathogen Proteus mirabilis.

Short Research Description: 
Molecular basis of bacterial social behavior
Areas of Interest: 
Cell Signaling & Cell/Environment Interactions
Microbiology, Infection & Immunity
Keywords: 
<p> Microbiology, Bacteriology, Biochemistry, Biofilms, Cystic Fibrosis, Gene Regulation, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Pathogenesis, Quorum Sensing, Recombinant DNA, Sociomicrobiology</p>
Publications

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Year: 
2014

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