Graduate Research Projects in Dr. Alm's Lab
  • Fitness assessment of sand versus intestinal isolates of Escherichia coli to the beach sand environment/ William D. Sadler. Completed 2011
  • Transfer of antibiotic resistance among Eschericha coli in beach sand/ Erica Francis. Completed 2010
  • Potential human pathogens in Lake Huron beach sand/ AJ Matthews. Completed 2009
  • Development of rapid surveillance methods for avian influenza viruses in Michigan migratory birds/ Erica Clark. Completed 2009
  • Effects of wastewater treatment on antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli/ Mohamed Elsunni. Completed 2007
  • A comprehensive review of the phylogenetic relationship between Escherichiacoli and Shigella spp. And an examination of environmental detection approaches./ Kelly Schupach. Completed 2006
  • Sources of Escherichiacoli Contamination in the Black River Watershed Determined by Screening Antibiotic Resistance Patterns/ Lisa VanOmmeren. Completed 2003
  • Characterization of pathogenic bacteria in an inland, recirculating seawater shrimp farm/ Becky Defrees. Completed 2002
  • The Distribution and Characterization of Antibiotic Resistance in Aeromonas in Central Michigan Water/ Jeff Gildow. Completed 2001
  • Degradation of Chlorinated Chemicals by Naturally-Occurring Microorganisms from Saginaw Bay, Michigan/ Ernie Riley. Completed 1999
  • Microbial Ecology of a TCE Contaminated Aquifer Undergoing Intrinsic Bioremediation, at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan/ Toby West. Completed 1999.
*All projects are under the direction of Dr. E. Alm