Roberta Fulthorpe



Biological Sciences, UTSc
PhD, Carleton, 1991
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Phone: 416-287-7221
Lab Phone: 416-287-7223

Office: S553
Lab: S 432

Research Areas:
Genetics, Genomics & Molecular Evolution

Study organisms: Microbes


Microbial Ecology. Bacteria degrading chlorinated aromatic substances and other toxic chemicals are being used as models to study the role of biogeography in the evolution and dispersal of catabolic bacteria and genes. In addition, bacterial activities and microbial community structures in industrial waste treatment systems are studied.