Timberley Roane, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Department of Integrative Biology
University of Colorado Denver
Faculty sponsor: CU Denver American Indian Science & Engineering Society
Courses: General Microbiology; Microbial Ecology
"A glowing crystalline slime layer protects these mutant bacteria from metals, such as lead and cadmium, as the metal toxicity kills their unprotected comrades."
Image, taken with a polarization microscope, is courtesy of the Roane lab.