Petra Levin

Petra Levin

Professor, Department of Biology
Co-Director Plant and Microbial Biosciences Graduate Program
Rebstock 301
(314) 935-7888


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Biology Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (1996-2000, Advisor: Alan Grossman)
  • Ph.D. in Biology, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge MA (1996, Advisor: Rich Losick)
  • B.A. in BIology, WIlliams College, Williamstown MA (1989, Advisor: Charles Lovett).

Career Highlights

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (Elected 2019)
  • Fulbright Scholar, Netherlands (2015-2016)
  • Division J Lecture, ASM General Meeting, Boston, MA (2014)
  • American Society for Microbiology Distinguished Lecturer (2012-2014) 
  • National Science Foundation Career Award (2005-2010)
  • Marion Abbe Fellow, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (1996-1999)
Office: Rebstock 301
Laboratory: Rebstock 303
Mailing Address: 
Department of BIology, Campus Box 1137
1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130