Les Erickson

Les Erickson


  • University of California, Berkeley, , Postdoctoral research, 2002
  • University of Texas at Dallas, PhD, Molecular and Cell Biology, 1996
  • University of Texas at Dallas, BS, Biology, 1992
  • North Dakota State School of Science, , AAS in Petroleum Technology, 1984

Areas of Expertise

  • Molecular Genetics

Research Interest

Isolation, characterization, and genetic identification of wild yeasts for use in fermentation. Biochemical and genetic analysis of WD-repeat proteins involved in regulating deubiquitination. Adoption of industrial hemp in Maryland.