Dr. Robin Brinkmeyer

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Phone: (409) 741-7178
Fax: (409) 740-4787
Webpage
Email: brinkmer@tamug.edu

Texas A&M University at Galveston
P.O. Box 1675 
Galveston, Texas 77553

Course Offerings:           

Assistant Professor

Education:

- Ph.D., University of Bremen in Germany
- M.S., Marine Science, University Texas at Austin
- B.S., Aquatic Biology and Zoology, University Texas at Austin

Specialty:

Molecular microbial ecology

Research Interests:

- Molecular microbial ecology
- Molecular systematics and phylogeny of prokaryotes
- Biogeography of prokaryotic populations
- Role of bacteria in biogeochemical processes

Selected Publications:

Brinkmeyer, R., Cromer, W. E., and Stein, R. (in prep for submission to Applied and Environmental Microbiology) Abundance and distribution of human enteric Adenovirus in two highly urbanized watersheds in the greater Houston, TX area.

Brinkmeyer, R. and Stein, R. (in prep for submission to Applied and Environmental Microbiology) Genetic diversity and predominance of human Adenovirus serotypes in Houston, TX.

Brinkmeyer, R., Cromer, W. E., and Ling, E. (in prep for submission to Applied and Environmental Microbiology) Detection and quantification of human enteric Adenovirus in a coastal, east Texas watershed.

Brinkmeyer, R., Hochman, M., and Schwarz, J. (in prep for submission to Journal of Shellfish Research) Seasonal abundance of Vibro vulnificus and V. parahaemolyticus in Galveston Bay oysters: a multi-year comparison of traditional culture and quantitative PCR methods.

Brinkmeyer, R., Hochman, M., and Schwarz, J. (in prep for submission to Journal of Shellfish Research) Seasonal abundance and diversity of human enteric viruses in Galveston Bay oysters populations.

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