Michael R. Evans

Undergraduate Intern

217 Rouse Life Sciences Building
Auburn University, AL 36849
Office: (334) 844-5015
Fax: (334) 844-1947


2013 B.Sc. Biomedical Sciences, Pre-Pharmacy, summa cum laude, honors scholar. College of Sciences and Mathematics, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Current Research:

Mutagenesis of genes in Xylella fastidiosa related to calcium utilization

Awards and Fellowships:

Selected Abstracts:

  • 2013 - Evans, M.R., L.F. Cruz, and L. De La Fuente. Site-directed mutagenesis of genes putatively involved in the response to calcium by the bacterial plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa. Poster: Auburn University Research Week 2013, Auburn, AL, April 1-4.
  • 2012 - Evans, M.R., L.F. Cruz, and L. De La Fuente. Virulence traits in Xylella fastidiosa strains are modulated by calcium. Talk: American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting 2012, Providence, RI.
  • 2012 - Evans, M.R., L.F. Cruz, and L. De La Fuente. Role of mopB and msrA in calcium sensing by Xylella fastidiosa.Talk: Auburn University Research Week 2012, Auburn, AL, April 2-5.

Last Updated: June 05, 2013

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