Profiles in "Biofilms" Expertise Area

  • Torres is a leader in microbial electrochemical cell research, focusing on microbial kinetics of anode-respiring bacteria (ARB) and extracellular electron transport to and from solid electrodes.
  • Astrobiologist, paleontologist, sedimentologist & petroleum geologist He helped establish the fields of Astrobiology & Exopaleontology, redefined NASA's exploration strategy into: the search for life is the search for water
  • Cheryl Nickerson studies the effects of biomechanical forces on living cells, how this response is related to normal cellular homeostasis or infectious disease, and its translation to clinical and biotechnology applications.
  • Shah’s research interests are in the field of enzymology, chemical biology amd metabolomics. Her research focuses on enzymes involved in a variety of metabolic pathways found in human microbiome and in human cancers.