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Peter Lipke

Professor and Department Chairperson

Location: 200 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Phone: 718.951.5396
Fax: 718.951.4659
Email:   Peter Lipke's Web site

Peter Lipke is a microbiologist interested in the surface of fungi. Specifically, his group studies how protein amyloids affect adhesion of the fungi, the host response to colonization by fungi, and whether amyloid-targeted drugs can be developed as antifungals. His interests also include science education, minority opportunities in science, mentoring and student development. He has authored 100 papers and several patent applications, and has been elected to the American Academy of Microbiology and as a Fellow of the AAAS.

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