Bonnie Jo Bratina

Associate Professor
Year hired: Fall 1997


University of Wisconsin - River Falls, Biology
University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1981. B.S. Bacteriology
University of Minnesota, 1991. Ph.D. Microbiology
Postdoc: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, Department of Microbiology, 1991-1992
Michigan State University, Department of Microbiology, 1992-1997.

Courses taught:

Microbes and Society (MIC100)
Fundamentals of Microbiology Lecture and Lab (MIC230)
Bacterial Diversity (MIC350)
Aquatic Microbial Ecology (MIC434/535)
Bacterial Physiology Lab (MIC425/525)
Bioinformatics (MIC440)
Microbiology Capstone (MIC461)
Biodegradation and Bioremediation (MIC730)
Changing the Culture, Women in Science (SAH 307)
Univeristy Wide Learning - Freshman Seminar (UWL 100)

Research Interests:

Microbial ecology - community diversity and interactions
Microbial interactions with the manganese biogeochemical cycle
Nitrification and denitrification in the Upper Mississippi River


Reading, Theater, Softball, Knitting, Cheering on the Packers and Badgers