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Andrea Beyer

Virginia State University

Assistant Professor


Dr. Beyer graduated from Cedar Crest College with a B.S. in Genetic Engineering, and obtained her Ph.D. in Microbiology from The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.She began teaching in undergrad, which continued into her graduate studies. After completing her doctoral thesis on host-viral interactions, she began postdoctoral work on intracellular bacteria at Virginia Commonwealth University as an Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) fellow. During this time, she further developed her undergraduate teaching skills through the VCU Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) coursework and a teaching externship at nearby Virginia Union University. Upon completion of her postdoc, she began teaching as an instructor at Virginia State University, where she became an Assistant Professor in 2017.


Upcoming Events

Order Phage Discovery Lab Supplies

March 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019

Submit Completed PITS Assessment IRB Approval Letter

March 15, 2019

Identify 2019 Symposium & Faculty Meeting Participant, & Phage Discovery Workshop Trainees: for Cohort 12 only

March 15, 2019

Recent Events

2018 Bioinformatics Workshop

December 10, 2018 to December 14, 2018

Phall Phage Phair 2018

November 30, 2018

Forum Activity

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