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Northwest Missouri State University

Dr. Alisha Campbell

Dr. Alisha Campbell



1408 CI


660.562.1188 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2013

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D. Genome Science and Technology; University of Tennessee-Knoxville (2013) 
  • B.S. Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology; University of Tennessee-Knoxville (2006)

Courses Taught

  • General Biology 
  • Techniques in Biotechnology 
  • Immunology 
  • Biology Seminar

Academic Interest

  • Microbial genomics
  • Host-associated microbes
  • Molecular microbial ecology

Scholarly Activity

  • Campbell, A., Campbell, J., Allman S., Woyke, T., Sczyrba A., Beall, C., Griffen A., Leys, E. and Podar, M. 2013. Multiple single-cell genomes provide insight into functions of uncultured Deltaproteobacteria in the human oral cavity. PLoS ONE 8(3): e59361.
  • Campbell, J., O'Donoghue, P., Campbell, A., Schwientek, P., Sczyrba, A., Woyke, T., Söll, D. and Podar, M.  2013. UGA is an additional glycine codon in uncultured SR1 bacteria from the human microbiota. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA 110:554-5545.
  • Campbell, J., Foster, C., Vishnivetskaya, T., Campbell, A., Yang, Z., Wymore, A., Palumbo, A., Chesler, E. and Podar, M.  2012.  Host genetic and environmental effects on mouse intestinal microbiota. ISME Journal 6:2033-2044.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biological and Nanoscale Systems Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2013)
  •  Completed DOE Joint Genome Institute Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Workshop (2010)
  •  Completed “Redefining microbial genomics: the power of sequencing individual cells” workshop (2010)
  •  Laboratory Analyst – Indoor air quality laboratory (2006-2008)