Bacterial Pathogenesis Initiative

About Us

Our Mission and Goals

The Bacterial Pathogenesis initiative represents a group of researchers investigating various aspects of bacterial pathogenesis including but not limited to molecular mechanism underlying virulence genes expression, virulence associated-bacterial processes and host-pathogen interactions.

The mission of the Bacterial Pathogenesis initiative is to foster research in the broad field of bacterial pathogenesis, to promote collaboration within Ohio University as well as with colleagues in other institutions, to train undergraduate and graduate medical students.

Project Team

Murphy-Erin Erin Murphy, PhD

Associate Professor of Bacteriology
Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences Building 235, Athens Campus




Carroll Ronan K. Carroll, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Biological Sciences Department
, Athens Campus



Weyand Nathan Weyand

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Life Science Building 109, Athens Campus