Tobias Döerr

November 8, 2016

Tobias Döerr

Tobias Döerr, assistant professor, microbiology
Academic focus: bacterial growth mechanisms
Academic background: M.Sc., biology, University of Hannover, 2006; Ph.D., biology, Northeastern University, 2011
Previous positions: postdoctoral research fellow, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 2011-16
Last book read: “Bach: Music in the Castles of Heaven” by J.E. Gardiner
In his own time: playing the guitar, spider taxonomy, comparative linguistics and learning new languages
Current research projects: Cell surface biology of bacteria and how cell wall stress sensing confers resistance to killing by antibiotics.
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