Joseph Falkinham

Professor

  • A.B., Microbiology, University of California, Berkeley, 1964
  • Ph.D., Microbiology, University of California, Berkeley, 1969
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alabama Medical Center, 1972 - 1974

 

The Falkinham Lab Website

 

Major Fields of Interest

Epidemiology, physiology, genetics and ecology of nontuberculous mycobacteria; antibiotic discovery and development

Current Research

  1. Mycobacteria, Legionella, and Amoeba in household plumbing
  2. Biofilm formation by mycobacteria
  3. Isolation and identification of novel anti-mycobacterial antibiotics
  4. Mechanism of action of antibiotic dendritic amphiphiles
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  • jofiii@vt.edu
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    926 West Campus Drive
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
    USA