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Guixin (Susan) He

Guixin (Susan) He

Guixin (Susan) He, Clinical Laboratory & Nutritional Sciences

Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator
Phone:
978-934-4363
Fax:
978-934-4021
Office:
Weed 314

Expertise

Microbiology

Research Interest

I have been working on the antibiotic resistance mechanism and the cell membrane transporter in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Enterobacter cloacae for eight years.  Currently we are focusing on the following studies: 1) Investigating the presence of disinfectant resistant bacteria in clinical settings;2) Analyzing resistance genes in antibiotic resistant Enteric bacteria; 3) Examining the accumulation/efflux of antibiotic in the bacterial cells; and 4) Developing nano-approach to solve the issue of antibiotic resistance.

Research Interests and Collaborations

Educational Background

B.B., Department of Bioenergy, Shenyang Agricultural University, P.R. China, 1990 - 1994

M.S., Department of Biochemistry, Okayama University, Japan, 1999-2001

Ph.D., Department of Microbiology, Okayama University, Japan, 2001-2004

Postdoctoral Fellow, Eastern New Mexico University, NM 2005 - 2007