Michael R. Winfrey

Year hired: Fall 1981


Texas A & M University, 1974. B.S. Microbiology
University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1976. M.S. Bacteriology
University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1978. Ph.D. Bacteriology
Postdoc: Montana State University, Department of Microbiology, 1978-1981.  

Courses taught:

Fundamentals of Microbiology Lecture and Lab (MIC230)
Bacterial Diversity (MIC350)
Bacterial Physiology (MIC425/525)

Research Interests:

Microbial Ecology
Microbial transformations of mercury


Canoeing, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Hiking, Fishing, Playing with weird bacteria

Recent Publications:

Winfrey, M. R. and M. A. Rott. 1995. Retooling for the future: Molecular biology in the undergraduate laboratory.Wisconsin BioIssues. 5 (6):4-5.
Devereux, R., M. R. Winfrey, J. Winfrey, and D. A. Stahl. 1996. Depth profile of sulfate-reducing bacterial ribosomal RNA and mercury methylation in an estuarine sediment. Microbial Ecol. 20:23-21.
Winfrey, M. R., M. A. Rott, and A. T. Wortman. 1997. Unraveling DNA: Molecular Biology for the Laboratory. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.