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Ebenezer Tumban

Ebenezer Tumban

PhD, Molecular Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Contact

906-487-2256
etumban@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

Dr. Tumban is a trained molecular virologist and vaccinologist; in the past, he conducted research studies aimed at understanding the molecular determinants of arboviruses (such as dengue and Langat viruses) mode of transmission. He also researched and developed antigens that could be used to develop immunodiagnostic kits for diagnosing infectious . . .

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Charles Kerfoot

Charles Kerfoot

PhD, University of Michigan

Contact

906-487-2769
wkerfoot@mtu.edu

Professor, Biological Sciences

Dr. Kerfoot's laboratory specializes on the food web structure, ecology and paleoecology of lake communities.Recent projects in the laboratory include: 1) studies of the exotic spiny waterflea (Bythotrephes longimanus), a 3-year project ($300K) funded by the National Park Service; 2) developing a large ($7M) stamp sand restoration project in Grand . . .

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Ramakrishna Wusirika

Ramakrishna Wusirika

Ph.D. (1995), National Chemical Laboratory/ University of Pune, Pune, India

Contact

906-487-3068
wusirika@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Dr. Wusirika’s research group is presently working on the following projects.Role of Heavy Metal Resistant Bacteria in Modulating Biochemical Pathways to Promote Plant Growth and Nutrient Uptake and their Application in Phytoremediation and Agriculture.  Marginal soils arise due to various industrial and agricultural practices reducing crop productivity. Deficiency of nitrogen, . . .

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