Rick Koepsel, PhD
Rick is the on-site lab director for the Russell lab. Rick's specialties are in Microbiology and Biochemistry, but he is involved in all of the lab projects. His primary research interests are in the control of bacterial biofilms, antimicrobial polymer modification of surfaces, modification of cell surfaces for tissue targeting, and biofuel cell design and operation. Rick's primary responsibilities are in writing grants and papers, troubleshooting experiments, experimental design and data analysis.