Lisa M. Ryno, Ph.D.

I love spending time with my family (spouse, daughter, and two dogs!), reading (favorite authors include Margaret Atwood, Lauren Groff and Ted Chiang, among many, many others), crocheting/knitting, walking and strong lattes.

Current Students

Anna Francis
Class of 2023

Understanding the role of non-PTS sugars on the transcriptome of E. coli planktonic cells and biofilm

Jenna Frizzell
Class of 2023

The Impact of RpoH on Biofilm Production, Its Resulting Resistance to Antibiotics, and Potential Treatments to E. coli Based Diseases

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Yeongseo (Ellie) Ko
Class of 2025

Influence of YhjH overexpression on E. coli biofilm composition

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Allison Lupatkin
Class of 2024

Construction of whole-cell sensors for low concentration antibiotic detection

Christian Pfennig
Class of 2024

Characterizing the influence of xylose on biofilm formation and composition

Helen Sarrimanolis
Class of 2024

Characterizing the influence of ribose on biofilm formation and composition

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Ryan Taylor
Class of 2023

Assessing the influence of FliA and RpoH overexpression on antibiotic tolerance


Charlotte Andrews ‘19

Eric Bell ‘17

Emma Brezel ‘17

Luke Buck ’21

Peter Choi ’23

Emily Curley ‘17

Dorothy DeBiasse ‘19

Aditi Gupta ‘18

Josh Holtzman ’21

Sarah Hughes ‘18

Eunice Kim ’21

Sarel Loewus Urso ‘16

Kyogo Nagashima ’24

Maddison Paladino ’21

Yasmine Ramachandra ‘19

Delia Scoville ‘16

Yuan Tian ’21

JoAnn Tinker ’20

Gabby Walsh ‘18

Erica Zheng ‘17