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Slava Epstein

Slava Epstein

Professor of Biology



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Report shows Northeastern spinoffs help fuel economic growth

Three North­eastern spin­offs were high­lighted in a new report from The Sci­ence Coali­tion as exam­ples of how fed­er­ally funded uni­ver­sity research and the com­pa­nies cre­ated from that work can boosts the U.S. economy.

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Manipulating the microbiome

In col­lab­o­ra­tion with the J. Craig Ventor Insti­tute, biology pro­fessor Slava Epstein will study the roles of micro­bial species in model bac­te­rial com­mu­ni­ties of Northern Greenland.

Slava Epstein

Scouting for novel bacteria

Biology pro­fessor Slava Epstein pro­poses a new theory to explain why some bac­teria are so hard to grow in the lab.

Slava Epstein

Northeastern microbiologist wins funding to solve a mystery

National Insti­tutes of Health awards $1 mil­lion chal­lenge grant to grow and study microor­gan­isms causing oral disease

Selected Publications

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Draft Genome Sequence for Microbacterium laevaniformans Strain OR221, a Bacterium Tolerant to Metals, Nitrate, and Low pH

(with Steven D Brown, Anthony V Palumbo, Nicolai Panikov, Thilini Ariyawansa, Dawn M Klingeman, Courtney M Johnson, Miriam L Land, and Sagar M Utturkar) International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (2012).


Stomatobaculum longum gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligately anaerobic bacterium from the human oral cavity

(with Maria V Sizova, Paul Muller, Nicolai Panikov, Manolis Mandalakis, Tine Hohmann, Amanda Hazen, William Fowle, Tanya Prozorov, and Dennis A Bazylinski) International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (2012).


Genealogical analyses of multiple loci of litostomatean ciliates (Protista, Ciliophora, Litostomatea)

(with Peter Vďačný, William A Bourland, William Orsi and Wilhelm Foissner) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2012).

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