Faculty

Charlotte Berkes

Academic Title

Chair and Associate Professor, Biology

Additional Title

Laurence M. Demers Professor in Life Sciences

  • Immunology
  • Microbiology

The rise in antibiotic resistance is a grave threat to human health, with dire predictions of the onset of a “post-antibiotic age” in which our antibiotics will no longer be effective in treating infectious disease. My research focuses on identifyin

  • Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology University of Washington
  • B.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Pennsylvania State University

  • Antibiotic Discovery
  • Fungal Pathogenesis

Butela K.A. et al. (2017)  “Complete Genome Sequences of Cluster A Mycobacteriophages BobSwaget, Fred313, KADY, Lokk, MyraDee, Stagni, and StepMih”  Genome Announc. 5(43)

  • Laurence M. Demers Professor in Life Sciences, Merrimack College, 2017.
  • Murray Fellowship, Merrimack College, 2012.

  • (BIO 1027) Principles of Biology I
  • (BIO 2018L) Genetics Lab
  • (BIO 3012) Immunology
  • (BIO 3045) Microbiology