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Michelle Lum - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Michelle Lum Michelle Lum

Associate Professor of Biology | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

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Phone: 310.338.4419
Email: Michelle.Lum@lmu.edu
Office: Life Sciences Building 286

Michelle Lum is an associate professor in the department of Biology. She received her Ph.D. at UCLA in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology where she focused on the molecular interactions between plants and beneficial microbes. Her research focuses on the identification of beneficial plant associative bacteria and identification of the mechanisms that allow these bacteria to interact and positively impact plant development. Michelle teaches upper division courses related to microbiology and plant biology and is lead instructor of the 2nd semester of the General Biology laboratory. She also mentors a number of students in microbiology and plant research.

Education (2)

University of California at Los Angeles: Ph.D., Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology 2003

University of California at San Diego: B.Sc., Molecular Biology 1995

Areas of Expertise (6)

Microbiology

Plant Biology

Biology

Plant Research

Molecular Biology

Plant-Microbe Interactions

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Education/Learning