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Furman University

Greenville, South Carolina

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MIN-KEN LIAO
 
Associate Professor of Biology

171J TNS, Furman University 
(864)294-3246
min-ken.liao@furman.edu
Education

B.S. Plant Pathology, National Taiwan University

M.S. Microbiology, University of Illinois

Ph.D. Microbiology, University of Illinois


Teaching Interests

Foundations of Biology, Principles of Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Human Genetics, Molecular Biotechniques, Disease and Culture, Immunology

Research Interests

  • Proline permease in Salmonella
  • The diversity of E. coli in watershed
  • Antibiotic-resistant genes and antibiotic-resistant bacteria in freshwater
  • The diversity of bunched arrowhead
  • Bacteria in peppercorn infusion
  • A Start-up manual for undergraduate research students in microbiology

Personal Interests

Good friends, insightful jokes, relaxing walks, successful naps, and hot mocha (which leads to unsuccessful naps)


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