Rebecca V. Ferrell, Ph.D.
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Dr. Rebecca V. Ferrell is a professor of biology at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri–Columbia School of Medicine.
Ferrell, a past vice chair of the Council on Microbial Sciences, is an active member of ASM's Rocky Mtn. Branch (RMB-ASM) and currently serves as archivist. She has served in every elected office of the RMB through the years, including 3 terms as president. She served on the Council Policy Committee of ASM and has served on COMS since its inception.
Her research interests include nitrification and its regulation, environmental water quality and the limitations of Escherichia coli as an indicator organism.