Dr Stanley Maloy is a Professor of Microbiology and Dean of the College of Sciences at San Diego State University, CA, USA. He received a BS in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, an MS in Microbiology from California State University, Long Beach, and a PhD in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the University of California at Irvine. Following a postdoctoral fellowship in Genetics at the University of Utah, he was on the faculty at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign for many years. He moved to San Diego State University in 2002 as founding Director of the Center for Microbial Sciences. He has been Dean of the College of Sciences at San Diego State University since 2006. From 2005–2006 Stanley served as President of the American Society for Microbiology. He is currently chair the ASM Communications Committee. Research in his laboratory focuses on bacterial and phage genetics and physiology and the evolution of virulence. In addition, he is Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of Vaxiion Therapeutics, a biotechnology company that uses mini-cells as a novel platform for vaccine and therapeutic drug delivery.
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