Rebecca V. Ferrell, Ph.D.

Rebecca V. Ferrell, Ph.D.

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Dr. Rebecca V. Ferrell is Vice Chair for the Council on Microbial Sciences and Professor of Biology at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She holds a Ph.D. from University of Missouri—Columbia School of Medicine. Rebecca is an active member of ASM's Rocky Mtn. Branch (RMB-ASM) and currently serving as Archivist; 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.