Karen Palin – Microbiology
Karen A. Palin
Roger Williams Hall, Room 304
Carnegie Science Hall,
Ph.D., 1982, Microbiology, University of Minnesota
Study Abroad Coordinator for the Biology Department
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.