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Birgit Scharf

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

  • Ph.D., Biology, Max-Planck Institut fur Ernährungs Physiologie, Dortmund, Germany, 1992
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Physiology, Dormund, Germany, 1992 - 1993
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Biolabs, Harvard University, 1994 - 1998
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Regensburg, Germany, 1998 - 2000

The Scharf Lab Website

Major Field of Interest

Bacterial locomotion and signal transduction

Current Research

  1. Sensing of environmental signals
  2. Intracellular signal transduction
  3. Structure of the flagellar motor
  4. Flagellotrophic phage infection
  5. Function of type IV pili in symbiosis

Selected Publications

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  • bscharf@vt.edu
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    LIfe Sciences I Building RM 113, Virginia Tech
    970 Washington Street SW
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
    United States