14 Facts About Barbara Iglewski


Barbara Hotham Iglewski was born on 1938 and is an American microbiologist.

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Barbara Iglewski is director of international programs at the University of Rochester Medical Center where she is a professor of microbiology and immunology.

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Barbara Iglewski's father was a country physician and she would accompany him on house calls during her youth.

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Barbara Iglewski was the first woman to chair a department at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, heading the department of microbiology and immunology from 1986 to 2009.

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Barbara Iglewski's research has centered on the pathogenesis of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacterium.

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Barbara Iglewski discovered that a type I quorum sensing system globally regulated virulence in a human pathogen.

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Barbara Iglewski has discovered exoenzymes and toxins including exo S, a type 3 secreted Pseudomonas toxin.

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Barbara Iglewski has published more than 150 research papers and book chapters.

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Barbara Iglewski has been recognized by the Institute for Scientific Information as a highly cited researcher.

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In 1987, Barbara Iglewski was made an Honorary Lifetime Member of Graduate Women in Science, formerly Sigma Delta Epsilon for research in microbiology and Immunology.

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Barbara Iglewski became a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology in 1986.

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Barbara Iglewski was president of the American Society for Microbiology from 1987 to 1988.

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Barbara Iglewski received the Arthur Kornberg Research Award in 1999 and the Susan B Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.

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Barbara Iglewski was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 2015.

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