Ivor T. Knight, Ph.D.

Dr. Ivor T. Knight
Director, Biomedical Translational Research Center
Professor, Biology
181 Benson Building

Mailing Address:
ERIE, PA 16563

Development and application of novel molecular genetic technologies for clinical evaluation of genetic variation, microbial diagnostics and environmental biology

Lateral Moves: An engaging history reveals the scientific struggle to understand horizontal gene transfer, Science - August 10, 2018

High-Speed Melting Analysis: The Effect of Melting Rate on Small Amplicon Microfluidic Genotyping., Clinical chemistry - October 1, 2017
Collaborators: R Pryor, Author; J Myrick, Author; R Palais, Author; S Sundberg, Author; J Paek, Author; C Wittwer, Author

Automated Microfluidic Platform for Serial Polymerase Chain Reaction and High-Resolution Melting Analysis., Journal of laboratory automation - June 1, 2016
Collaborators: W Cao, Author; B Bean, Author; S Corey, Author; J Coursey, Author; K Hasson, Author; H Inoue, Author; T Isano, Author; S Kanderian, Author; B Lane, Author; H Liang, Author; B Murphy, Author; G Owen, Author; N Shinoda, Author; S Zeng, Author

Automated Classification and Cluster Visualization of Genotypes Derived from High Resolution Melt Curves., PloS one - November 25, 2015
Collaborators: S Kanderian, Author; L Jiang, Author

Microfluidic genotyping by rapid serial PCR and high-speed melting analysis., Clinical chemistry - October 1, 2014
Collaborators: S Sundberg, Author; C Wittwer, Author; R Howell, Author; J Huuskonen, Author; R Pryor, Author; J Farrar, Author; H Stiles, Author; R Palais, Author

Environmental Vibrio parahaemolyticus DNA signatures validation., Systematic and applied microbiology - December 1, 2011
Collaborators: G Caburlotto, Author; M Lleo, Author; E Taviani, Author; A Huq, Author; R Colwell, Author

Comprehensive DNA signature discovery and validation., PLoS computational biology - May 1, 2007
Collaborators: A Phillippy, Author; J Mason, Author; K Ayanbule, Author; D Sommer, Author; E Taviani, Author; A Huq, Author; R Colwell, Author; S Salzberg, Author

Temperature-induced recovery of Vibrio cholerae from the viable but nonculturable state: growth or resuscitation?, Microbiology (Reading, England) - February 1, 1995
Collaborators: J Ravel, Author; C Monahan, Author; R Hill, Author; R Colwell, Author

Benthic Distribution of Sewage Sludge Indicated by Clostridium perfringens at a Deep-Ocean Dump Site., Applied and environmental microbiology - January 1, 1993
Collaborators: R Hill, Author; M Anikis, Author; R Colwell, Author

Direct detection of Salmonella spp. in estuaries by using a DNA probe., Applied and environmental microbiology - April 1, 1990
Collaborators: S Shults, Author; C Kaspar, Author; R Colwell, Author

Simple, rapid method for direct isolation of nucleic acids from aquatic environments., Applied and environmental microbiology - March 1, 1989
Collaborators: C Somerville, Author; W Straube, Author; R Colwell, Author

Ph D, Microbiology, University of Maryland

BS, Animal and Veterinary Science, West Virginia University