Silvia Rossbach, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Biological Sciences,
Western Michigan University,
Kalamazoo, MI 49008



Office Phone:  (616) 387-5868
Lab Phone:     (616) 387-3841
FAX:              (616) 387 5609
E-Mail:    silvia.rossbach@wmich.edu
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Office Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 2 - 3 p. m.
Courses taught: Microbiology, Microbial Genetics, and Microbial Ecology


Biographical Sketch:

Silvia Rossbach is an assistant professor in biological sciences. She received her Master's degree in Applied Botany in 1983 at the University of Muenster, Germany, and her Ph.D. in Genetics in 1987 at the University of Cologne, Germany. Dr. Rossbach was a research associate at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zuerich, Switzerland. Before coming to Western Michigan University, she was with the Center for Microbial Ecology and the DOE-MSU Plant Research Laboratory at Michigan State University. Silvia Rossbach is a member of the American Society for Microbiology and the International Society for Microbial Ecology.