Vet Microbiology & Preventive Medicine
Iowa State University
1130 Vet Med
Ames, IA 50011
Dr. Minion’s research focuses on molecular mechanisms of microbial pathogenesis, pathogenomics, proteomics, gene expression profiling and molecular vaccines. Current projects include the role of biofilms of E. coli O157:H7 in persistence in ruminants; gene expression profiling of microbial pathogens, molecular pathogenesis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae; and the development of novel vaccines against Yersinia pestis.
University of Alabama in Birmingham – Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, 1983, Department of Microbiology
University of Memphis – M.S. in Cell Biology, 1977
University of Memphis – B.S. in Chemistry, 1972