Donald G. Gerbig
Donald G. Gerbig Jr. is an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Kent State Tuscarawas. Before coming to Kent State in 1996, Gerbig conducted research at the University of North Carolina and the State University of New York at Buffalo. He earned his Ph.D. in comparative and experimental medicine in 1991 and his master’s in microbiology in 1987 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biology at The University of Akron.
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville Bachelor's Degree in Biology from The University of Akron
Microbial pathogenesis Virulence determinants of Pasteurella haemolytica, an etiological agent of shipping fever in cattle
- D. G. Gerbig, Jr., J. Engohang-Ndong and H. Aubihl, 2013 “A New Twist to the Kirby-Bauer Antibiotic Susceptibility Test Activity – Increasing Antibiotic Sensitivity of Pseudomonas fluorescens Through Thermal Stress”. Journal of Microbiology and Biology
- J. Engohang-Ndong and D. G. Gerbig, Jr., 2013. “Making the Basic Microbiology Laboratory an Exciting and Engaging Experience”. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. 14(1): 125-126.
- Fenk, C. J., D. G. Gerbig, Jr .,and N. Kaufman. 2007. “A New Colorimetric Assay of Tabletop Sweeteners Using a Modified Biuret Reagent”. Journal of Chemical Education 84(10): 1676-1678.
- Gerbig, D. G. Jr., “FILM Cards: A Simple Writing Approach to Aid Microbiological Laboratory Instruction”. Focus on Microbiology Newsletter. (Winter 2002)
- Gerbig, D. G. Jr., C. J. Fenk and A. S. Goodhart. 2000. The Dot Blot ELISA: A Rapid and Simple Experiment to Demonstrate Antibody-Antigen Interactions. The American Biology Teacher. 62(8): 583-587.
- Fenk, C. J., S. Y. Grooms and D. G. Gerbig, Jr., 2000. A Convenient and Highly Specific Western Blot Experiment for Introductory Biochemistry. Journal of Chemical Education. 77(3) 373-374.
- Wyrick, P. B., S. T. Knight, D. G. Gerbig, Jr., J. E. Raulston, C. H. Davis, T. R. Paul and D. Malamud. 1997. The Microbicidal Agent C31G Inhibits Chlamydia trachomatis Infectivity in Vitro. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 41:1335-1344.
- Wyrick, P. B., D. G. Gerbig, Jr., S. T. Knight and J. E. Raulton. 1996. Accelerated development of genital Chlamydia trachomatis serovar E in McCoy cells grown on microcarrier beads. Microbial Pathogenesis. 20:31-40.