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Jennifer Dootz

Biological Science Technician

Ms. Dootz joined the Complex Microbial Systems Group in 2019. Her duties include:

  • Assist in making and characterizing mock microbial communities
  • Isolating soil bacteria for various projects. 
  • Conducting antibacterial susceptibility testing (MIC) on the soil bacteria and known lab bacteria. 
  • Worked with MALDI micro flex mass spectrometer biotyper and PCR to identify bacteria.

Selected Publications

Krishnamurthy, M., Lemmon, M. M., Falcinelli, E. M., Sandy, R. A., Dootz, J. N., Mott, T. M., Rajamani, S., Schaecher, K. E., Duplantier, A. J., Panchal, R. G. (2019). Enhancing the antibacterial activity of polymyxins using a nonantibiotic drug. Infection and Drug Resistance12, 1393–1405. doi: 10.2147/idr.s196874.

Created June 18, 2019, Updated February 13, 2020