Eugene Burns


B.A., Ph.D. University of Tennessee


Dr. Burns is a microbiologist interested primarily in host-pathogen interactions of bacteria. In addition to teaching microbiology, immunology, and biochemistry classes, Dr. Burns actively involves undergraduate students in his research. His research is focused on attachment of the respiratory pathogen Bordetella bronchiseptica to animal cells.

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Department of Natural Sciences
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Dr. Andy Napper, Chairperson
Sharon Messer, Secretary

Phone: (740) 351-3456
Fax: (740) 351-3596 or

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