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Koziol, Lori

Professor, Biology and Health Science

Phone: 603.428.2449

Lori Koziol

Degrees, Certifications

PhD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester NY
Bachelor of Arts, Ripon College, Ripon WI

Professional Background, Scholarship Highlights

  • Mulé MP, Giacalone D, Lawlor K, Golden A, Cook C, Lott T, Aksten E, O’Toole GA and L.J. Bergeron. Iron-Dependent Gene Expression in Actinomyces oris ; J Oral Microbiol. 2015 Dec 16; 7:29800. doi: 10.3402/jom.v7.29800.
  • Moelling C, Oberschlake R, Ward P, Karijolich J, Borisova K, Bjelos N, Bergeron L.J. Metal-dependent repression of siderophore and biofilm formation in Actinomyces naeslundii. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2007 Oct; 275(2):214-20.
  • Bergeron L.J. and Advanced Microbial Solutions
  • Provisional Application for a United States Patent; Gene Expression using metal ion dependent Repressor/Operators Tandems. May 2002.
  • Bergeron L.J., and R.A. Burne. Roles of fructosyltransferase and levanase-sucrase of Actinomyces naeslundii in fructan and sucrose metabolism. Infect. Immun. 2001 Sep; 69(9):5395-402.
  • Bergeron L.J., Morou-Bermudez E., and R.A. Burne. Characterization of the fructosyltransferase gene of Actinomyces naeslundii WVU45. J. Bacteriol. 2000 Jul; 182(13):3649-54.
  • Research funded by NH INBRE (2010-present)
  • Student Senate NSS Division Professor of the Year Award, New England College (2015)
  • Honors Program Director, New England College (2013-2015)
  • Fellowship Recipient, American Association of University Women (2006-2007)
  • Hematology Training Grant Fellowship, Scripps Research Institute (2003)
  • National Institute of Health, Cariology Training Grant Fellowship (1996-2000)

Selected Presentations with New England College Students

  • “Citrate, an Organic Acid, Increases Biofilm Formation in Pseudomonas fluorescens through the Diguanylate Cyclase GcbC and Limiting Adhesin Proteolysis,” ASM Microbe Boston, MA (2016)
  • “Citrate, Organic Acid, is utilized by Pseudomonas fluorescens to Increase Biofilm Formation,” National Institutes of Health New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biological Research Excellence (NH-INBRE) Annual Meeting Annual Meeting, Bretton Woods, NH (2016)
  • "The Role of a Phosphodiesterase on Pseudomonas fluorescens Biofilm Formation," NH-INBRE Annual Meeting, Bretton Woods, NH (2016)
  • "The Role of Carbonic acids in Pseudomonas fluorescens Biofilm Formation," NH-INBRE Annual Meeting, Bretton Woods, NH (2016)
  • "Using qPCR to Determine If Citrate Changes lapA Gene Expression in a GcbC Dependent," NH-INBRE Annual Meeting, Bretton Woods, NH (2016)
  • "The Role of Carbonic acids in Pseudomonas fluorescens Biofilm Formation," Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Tampa, FL (2016)
  • "The effects of carbon sources on gcbC and lapA gene expression and biofilm formation in Pseudomonas fluorescens," NH-INBRE Annual Meeting (2015)
  • "Random mutagenesis of a diguanylate cyclase in Pseudomonas fluorescens," NH-INBRE Annual Meeting (2015)
  • "Working a Double Shift: Citrate, an Environmental Factor Increases Biofilm Formation in Pseudomonas fluorescens through GcbC and Limiting Adhesin Proteolysis," NH-INBRE Annual Meeting (2015)
  • "Response of Actinomyces naeslundii to Oxidative Stress," Spotlight on Students, New England College (2015)
  • "Characterizing the Siderophore Production of an Iron Transport Mutant of Actinomyces naeslundii," Spotlight on Students, New England College (2015)
  • "Isochorismate Synthase Actinomyces naeslundii," Spotlight on Students, New England College (2015)
  • "Activity of Superoxide Dismutase in Actinomyces naeslundii Under Oxidative Stress Conditions," Spotlight on Students, New England College (2015)
  • "Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Actinomyces naeslundii in Co-culture," Spotlight on Students, New England College (2015)
  • "Characterization of a Putative Iron Transporter ANA_1461 in Actinomyces naeslundii," Spotlight on Students, New England College (2015)
  • "Measuring catalase gene expression in Actinomyces naeslundii," Spotlight on Students, New England College (2015)
  • "Actinomyces naeslundii Metal Dependence," NH-INBRE Annual Meeting (2014)
  • "Measuring Transcription using Promoter/cat Fusions," NH-INBRE Annual Meeting (2014)
  • "Genetic Characterization of Clinical Isolates of Actinomyces naeslundii," NH-INBRE Annual Meeting (2014)