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 Akeisha   Belgrave, Ph.D.

Akeisha Belgrave, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences & Applied Mathematics

Dr. Akeisha Belgrave conducted research in Cell Analysis and Modeling and Biophysics at the University of Connecticut Health Center and Princeton University as a doctoral student and postdoctoral student respectively. She conducted extensive studies on the shape maintenance and motility of rod-shaped bacteria.

Dr. Belgrave is currently working with undergraduate students on their experiential projects and independent research at the university to probe aquatic biofilms towards a healthy ecosystem and also to determine the effects of bacterial cell wall turnover towards a change in antibiotic efficacies, motility, and cell shape.

Education

Ph.D. in Biomedical Science with a concentration in Computational Cell Analysis & Modeling, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA.
B.Sc. in Optical Engineering, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA.
A.S Biology, Physics & Mathematics – Barbados Community College, Bridgetown, Barbados.

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