Heather Schiller

Visiting Lecturer of Biology


Dr. Heather Schiller is a Visiting Lecturer of Biology with a background in microbiology. Her PhD dissertation focused on elucidating cell-shape determinants in the haloarchaeon Haloferax volcanii. Her additional projects involved the characterization of H. volcanii biofilm formation and the development of accessible microbiology experiments for high school and undergraduate classrooms. She also obtained a College & University Teaching Certificate and Science Communication Certificate as well as mentored undergraduate research students in the lab during her time in grad school.


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School of Science


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