Paul Keim, Ph.D.


The E. Raymond and Ruth Cowden Endowed Chair in Microbiology, Regents Professor of Biology and Professor and Director of the Pathogen Genomics Division, Northern Arizona University and The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Paul Keim has spent much of his career in close proximity to anthrax spores, and the rest of it meddling with E. coli, Salmonella and plague. He was heavily involved in the investigation of the 2001 anthrax letters, and he is a leader in the use of genomic analysis to identify and analyze bacterial pathogens.