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Jolyne   Drummelsmith PhD

Professor of Microbiology


Dr. Drummelsmith’s was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Microbiology from the University of Guelph, Ontaro, Canada, for research into the “Genetics, biosynthesis and translocation of group 1 capsules in Gram-negative bacteria.” Her postdoctoral years were spent researching antimicrobial resistance mechanisms in the protozoan parasite Leishmania and developing and as co-director of a two-dimensional gel electrophoresis platform at the Université Laval, Quebec, Canada. She became an independent researcher and assistant professor at that same university in 2006, with a research focus on antimicrobial resistance mechanisms in Staphylococcus aureus.

  • 2008–present: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, Department of Microbiology
  • 2006–2008: Université Laval, Canada, Department of Medical Biology
  • 2005–2008: Centre Hospitalier de l’Université Laval, Canada, Infectious Diseases Research Centre
  • 2000–2005: Université Laval, Canada, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2000: University of Guelph, Canada, Ph. D. (Microbiology)
  • 1995: University of Guelph, Canada, B.Sc. (Hons., Majors in Microbiology and Biochemistry)