Elizabeth Mueller

Elizabeth Mueller

PhD Student
2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient

Current Research

Lizzy is expoloring the relationship between the environment, cell growth, and intrinsic antibiotic resistance.


Mueller, E. A., A. J. F. Egan, E. Breukink, W. Vollmer, and P. A. Levin (2019) Plasticity in Escherichia coli cell wall metabolism promotes fitness and antibiotic resistance across environmental conditions, eLife2019;8:e40754 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.40754

Mueller, E. A. and C. S. Westfall (2019) Blown out of proportion -- The role of ppGpp in balanced metabolism. Small Things Considered Blog, March 11, 2019. Link is here.

Mueller, E. A. and P. A. Levin (2018) Evolving to End a Toxic Relationship: ADP Ribosylation in Interbacterial Warfare,Cell, 175(5):1182-1184. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.10.051. PMID: 30445038

Mueller EA, Merriman JA, Schlievert PM. (2015) Toxic shock syndrome toxin-1, not α-toxin, mediated Bundaberg fatalities. Microbiology. 161(12):2361-2368. PMID: 26432699

Schlievert PM, Merriman JA, Salgado-Pabón W, Mueller EA, Spaulding AR, Vu BG, Chuang-Smith ON, Kohler PL, Kirby JR. (2013) Menaquinone analogs inhibit growth of bacterial pathogens. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 57(11):5432-5437. PMID: 23959313

Mueller EA, Schlievert PM. (2015) Non-aqueous glycerol monolaurate gel exhibits antibacterial and anti-biofilm activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens. PLoS One. 10(3):e0120280. PMID: 25799455