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Teaches Biology, Medical Biology, and Biochemistry courses including Microbiology, Biochemistry I & II, and Cell Biology.

Scholarly interests - Effects of stress on bacterial gene expression.

Elizabeth Auger studies how bacteria respond to environmental stress like acidic conditions and heat—responses that involve stress proteins, allowing bacteria to survive under adverse conditions and, in some cases, cause disease. She previously studied stress responses in cancer cells and their effect on cancer treatment.