Rebekah (Bekah) Ward

Dr. Rebekah (Bekah) Ward

Associate Professor of Biology

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Biography

An Atlanta native, Dr. Ward attended Georgia State University for her undergraduate degree in biology. She then traveled to Ithaca, N.Y. for her Ph.D. in microbiology at Cornell University. After a post-doctoral fellowship at Emory University studying B. subtilis, she has devoted herself to teaching.

Education

  • Doctorate – microbiology – Cornell University
  • Bachelor's – biology – Georgia State University

Academic Interests

  • Microbial ecology
  • Microbial genetics
  • Bacterial cell biology

Distinctions

  • DNA and Cell Biology, Young Scholar Award
  • Cornell University, Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
  • Georgia State University, W. G. Nolan Scholarship