Christopher L. Kitts, Ph.D


California Polytechnic State University
Biological Sciences Department
1 Grand Avenue,
San Luis Obispo, CA  93407
(805) 756-2949
(805) 756-1419 (Fax)
email:ckitts@calpoly.edu

Education

BSc., Cellular Biology / Physics, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 1984

Ph.D, Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, 1992

Post Doctoral Fellowship, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1992 - 1995

Currently, at Cal Poly:
Assistant Professor  of Microbiology , 1995 - 2000

Associate Professor, 2000 -

Associate Director of the Environmental Biotechnology Institute, 1996 -

Office Hours

Fisher Science Hall rm 377

Fall Quarter 2003
M: 10 - 11 am
W: 1 - 2 pm
T,R: 2 - 4 pm  
-- or by appointment

Courses this quarter:

MCRO 424 (Microbial Physiology)
Lecture: M,W  4:10 - 5:30 pm
Laboratories: T, R  8 - 11 am

Current Research and Activities

    1. Environmental Biotechnology Institute
    2. Finger Printing of Bacterial Communities
    3. Endosporeformers in Milk Powder
    4. Biodegradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons
    5. Tracking E. coliContamination in Morro Bay
Real Life

          Publications

Undergraduate Senior Projects

Graduate Students Masters Theses


Other WWW Sites of Interest

NerdWorld Microbiology Page
Center for Microbial Ecology
Digital Learning Center for Microbial Ecology

Last updated: May 30th, 2001