Department of Biological Sciences

Robert V. Gessner, Professor Emeritus

Mycology

Contact Information:

Robert Gessner R-Gessner@wiu.edu
Personal Homepage: www.wiu.edu/users/mfrvg/

Degree:

Ph.D. - Rhode Island, 1975

Research Interests:

Mycology, plant pathology.

Publications:
  • Kuhrts, A. M. J.-K. Huang, Robert V. Gessner, and Kenneth C. Keudell.  2003.  Partial purification of  lipoxygenase from Pseudomonas aeruginosa WIU-JS. Experimental Biology Meeting, San Diego. (abstract)
  • Sershon, V. C., A. M. Kuhrts, J.-K. Huang, Robert V. Gessner, Kenneth C. Keudell, and L. Wen.  Partial Purification of lipoxygenase from Pseudomonas  aeruginosa, WIU-JS. , 14th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference. Western Illinois University, Macomb. (abstract)
  • Kuhrts, A. M., J. Huang, Robert V. Gessner, and Kenneth C. Keudell.  2003.  Partial purification of enzyme from Pseudomonas aeruginosa (WIU-JS) responsible for bioconversion of Oleic Acid to 7-hydroxy-8-octadecenoic acid and 7,10-dihydroxy-8(e)-octadecenoic acid. Illinois State Academy of Science, 95th Annual Meeting, Normal, IL. (abstract)
Graduate Student Research:

Fungi in air and on indoor surfaces

Undergraduate Student Research:

Fungi in air and on indoor surfaces

Former Students:

Kuhrts, Amber M. 
Williamson, Terry J.
Wells, Keven D.
James Holman 
Shepard, David Andrew
Sim, Jeonggu 
Jung, Sung-whon
Castlebury, Lisa Ann
Roberts, James
Welter, Loretta 
Calvert, Darla 
Michaelis, Kevin Carl 
Zare-Maivan, Hassan 
Goss, George Robert 
Onyile, Afiong Bassey
Kouyoumdzoglu, A.
Augustine, A.M.
Schulz, R.W.
Moser, R.K.