Michele Igo

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Professor

Departments

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Offices and Labs

241B Briggs Hall
752-8616
752-8615

Degrees

1986 PhD Biology Harvard University
1978 BS Biology Purdue University

Research Interests

The role of Type V secretion systems in the virulence of Xylella fastidiosa, the causative agent of Pierce's Disease of Grapevines.

Awards

Soaring to New Heights, Special Citation for Diversity Leadership, 2011

Department and Center Affiliations

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

ProfessionalSocieties

American Society of Microbiology
The American Phytopathological Society
Gamma Sigma Delta

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Microbiology

Teaching Interests

Bacterial physiology and genetics.
General Microbiology

Courses

BIS 2A Introduction to Biology (Winter)
MIC 104L General Microbiology Laboratory (Fall)

Publications

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  • Matsumoto, A., Huston, S. L., Killiny, N. and Igo, M. M. (2012), XatA, an AT-1 autotransporter important for the virulence of Xylella fastidiosa Temecula1. MicrobiologyOpen. doi: 10.1002/mbo3.6.
  • Matsumoto, A. & Igo, M.M. 2010. The Species-Specific Type II Restriction-Modification System of Xylella fastidiosa Temecula1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76: 4092-4095.
  • Voegel, T.M., Warren, J.G., Matsumoto, A., Igo, M. & Kirkpatrick, B.C. 2010. Localization and Characterization of Xylella fastidiosa Hemagglutinin Adhesins. Microbiol. 156: 2172-2179.
  • Matsumoto, A. Young, G., & Igo, M. M. (2009) Chromosomal-based genetic complementation in Xylella fastidiosa. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 75: 1679-1687.