Dr. Greg Phillips is the Iowa State coordinator for the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases. He is a Professor at Iowa State University in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine.
- Dr. Phillips received his Masters of Arts in Microbiology from Southern Illinois University in 1981. In 1987, he attended the University of Georgia where he received his Ph.D. in Genetics. His post-doctoral studies were performed at Princeton University in Molecular Biology with Dr. Thomas Silhavy.
- He serves as an editor for multiple journals including:
- EcoSal Plus (2013-current)
- Journal of Bacteriology (2000-2008, 2010-current)
- Plasmid (2009-current)
- While at the College of Veterinary Medicine at ISU, he has initiated both genomic and metagenomic studies to study the interaction between microbiota and host.
- This includes collaboration with Dr. M Wannemuehler (ISU), Dr. W Garrett (Harvard) in an NIH-funded project to develop the Altered Schaedler Flora mouse model to better understand host-microbiome interactions.
- He has an NIH-Funded collaboration with Drs. C. Coe (Wisconsin) and M. Lyte (ISU) to characterize changes to the microbiome in non-human primates.
- He has also collaborated with the National Animal Disease Center (Iowa) to generate multiple genome sequences of the respiratory pathogen Haemophilius parasuis.
For more information on the research Dr. Phillips has worked on and is currently working on, see his researchgate.net profile page here.
Contact Dr. Gregory Phillips
Phone: (515) 294-1525