Cecelia Garcia

Biological Sciences

Area of Doctoral Study: Biological Sciences
Undergraduate Institute: York College of Pennsylvania

Research Advisor: Jeffrey Gardner, Ph.D.

Description of Research

I study the mechanisms by which the bacterium Cellvibrio japonicus is able to degrade and utilize polysaccharides such as starch. This is accomplished through the use of genomics, transcriptomics, functional genetics, proteomics, and bioinformatics.