Karen Palin – Microbiology

Dr. Karen Palin

Karen A. Palin

/ 207-786-6439




Carnegie Science Hall, Room 409

Roger Williams Hall, Room 304







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.