Karen Palin – Microbiology

Dr. Karen Palin

  • Karen A. Palin

  • 207-786-6439
  • kpalin@bates.edu
  • Biology
  • Lecturer
  • Carnegie Science Hall, Room 409

Ph.D., 1982, Microbiology, University of Minnesota



Karen Palin’s scientific research interests and experience are in areas of molecular epidemiology, public health, medical microbiology, and host-parasite relationships. Her current research involves host and bacterial determinants of urinary tract infections caused by Staphylococcus saprophyticus which disproportionately infects young women.