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Queen's University

Keith Poole

Professor and Director of  Microbiology & Immunology

Contact Information

Office: Botterell Hall, Room 737
Phone: 613.533.6677
Fax: 613.533.6796

Mailing Address: Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Queen's University
Botterell Hall, Stuart Street
                           Kingston, Ontario
                           Canada, K7L 3N6

Department & Associations

Department of Microbiology & Immunology


Please direct inquiries to the contact information provided.

Academic Training

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

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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