Mark F. Frana, PhD
Professor
Dept. of Biological Sciences

Salisbury University 
Salisbury, Maryland 21801





 

Office
Henson Science 260A

Laboratory
Henson Science 260

Phone
410-543-6497

E-mail
mffrana@salisbury.edu

 


 

Educational & Professional Background

B.S., University of Iowa (Microbiology) 
Ph.D., University of Kansas (Microbiology/Virology)

Academic Specialties

Microbiology 
Virology 
Cell Biology 
Molecular Genetics   

Research Interests 

Bacterial Source Tracking (BST): source identification of E. coli in local watersheds
Genetic Analysis and BST of E. coli using Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE)
Phenotypic Profiling and BST of E. coli by Multiple-Antibiotic-Resistance (MAR) testing
Isolation and Characterization of Spiroplasmas from Biting Midges 

Extracurricular Responsibilities 

Biology Associate Chair, 2002-2009
Biology Chair, 1996-1999

 

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