Expertise

We are interested in hormonal neurotransmitters that occur in the gut in small amounts and are designated as trace amines, including tyramine, tryptamine and especially β-phenylethylamine (PEA); peptide neurotransmitters such as vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) are included.

Past Affiliations

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiological Sciences, College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources, North Dakota State University

Visiting Research Assistant Professor and Project Coordinator, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago (past)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Forschungszentrum fur Milch und Lebensmittel

Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago (past)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology and Immunology

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, North Dakota State University

Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences, College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources, North Dakota State University

Communities
Environmental Science, Natural Resources Conservation, Molecular Biology, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Agriculture
Degrees
MS, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Chemistry, 1991
PhD, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Natural Sciences, 1991
BS, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Biology, 1989
Keywords
veterinary medicine biological sciences microbiology chemical sciences
Languages
English, German
Associations
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society for Microbiology
Bacterial Locomotion and Signal Transduction, Inc.
Gamma Sigma Delta
Gesellschaft fur Biochemie und Molekular Biologie
Great Plains Institute of Food Safety
Midwest Procaryotic Molecular Genetics and Physiology Club
North Dakota Academy of Sciences