Donald A. Morrison

    Email Address: damorris@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Biological Sciences
    Title: Professor
    Office: 4102 MBRB M/C 567 Phone: 9966839
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Bacterial Genetics

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 20

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Training in microbiology, biochemistry, and/or genetics. Interest in scientific research. Multisemester availability

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students participate in experiments on the mechanism of gene transfer between bacteria, especially by the route of genetic transformation. Techniques used include culture quantitation, gene design, gene sequencing, and polymerase chain reaction.

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