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Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas

Expert on developing new antibiotics using metabolic engineering of bacteria, and the identification of new antibiotics using nontraditional approaches

Associate professor, bacteriology School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-263-9075 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Antibiotic discovery and development
  • Metabolic engineering


  • Member, American Society of Microbiology, American Chemical Society
  • Alfred Toepfer Faculty Fellow, 2006-08
  • President-elect, Division K, American Society of Microbiology, 2009