Peter Lipke, Ph.D.

Peter Lipke, Ph.D.

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Brooklyn College CUNY

Peter Lipke, Ph.D., is a professor of biology at Brooklyn College. He is a microbiologist interested in the surface of fungi. Specifically, his group studies how protein amyloids affect adhesion of the fungi, the host response to colonization by fungi and whether amyloid-targeted drugs can be developed as antifungals. His interests also include science education, opportunities in science for historically excluded groups, mentoring and student development.

He has authored over 100 papers and several patent applications, has been elected to the American Academy of Microbiology and is a fellow of the AAAS.