Professor and Director of Microbiology & Immunology
Office: Botterell Hall, Room 737
Mailing Address: Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Botterell Hall, Stuart Street
Canada, K7L 3N6
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Department of Microbiology & Immunology
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B.Sc. 1980 University of British Columbia, Department of Microbiology
Ph.D. 1986 University of British Columbia, Department of Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow (1986-88) Microbiology II, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
General Academic & Research Interests
Keith Poole has held a cross-appointment in the School of Environmental Studies since April 2000, and has acted as Undergraduate Academic Advisor to ENSC-Life Science students. For a description of his research interests please go to http://dbms.queensu.ca/faculty/keith_poole
Areas of Potential or Present Thesis/Project Supervision
Bacterial multidrug efflux pumps: role in antibiotic resistance and treatment failure; role of iron transport in the pathogenesis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
; role of biofilms in antimicrobial resistance and pathogenesis in P. aeruginosa
; mechanisms of biocide resistance in P. aeruginosa
Courses Taught at Queen's
MICR221 - Basic microbiology; MICR229 - Fundamental microbiology; MICR436 - Microbial genetics; MICR920 - Advances in microbial pathogenesis; MICR930 - Advanced bacteriology;
MICR931 - Advances in bacteriology.
For a list of publications by Dr. Poole, please go to
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