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Lizzie Johnson Harrell

Research Professor Emeritus of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke Box 3879, Durham, NC 27710
237 Clin Res Labs, Durham, NC 27710

Research Interests

I am a clinical microbiologist and our laboratory is responsible for detecting, isolating, identifying, and performing antimicrobial susceptibility tests on bacteria that cause infections in patients seen at Duke University Medical Center. My research interests include investigating emerging antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the use of molecular techniques for diagnosing infectious diseases. All of these activities involve collaboration with the Infectious Diseases service, the Infection Control group, the Medical Microbiology Fellows, and the Clinical Microbiology faculty as well as the medical technologists who staff the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory.

We have a Medical Microbiology Fellowship training program for physicians.

Selected Grants

DukeMed Activated

Public ServiceSignificant Contributor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2019