- Doctor of Philosophy, Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Alberta
Sep 2013 – 2018
Graduate Thesis: The isolation and characterization of six novel bacteriophages
against clinically relevant antibiotic resistant Stenotrophomonas maltophilia strains.
- Bachelor of Science, Biology Major, Vancouver Island University
Sep 2009 to May 2013
Undergraduate Thesis: Effect of humidity and nutrient content on the survival ofStaphylococcus aureus on a glass surface
Publications in NorthOmics
Kamal F, Peters DL, McCutcheon JG, Dennis JJ. “The use of the Greater wax moth larvae (Galleria mellonella) as an alternative animal infection model for the analysis of bacterial pathogenesis.” Methods in Molecular Biology, Bacteriophages: Methods and Protocols, Volume 4. Kropinski A (ed.) Humana Press. (Submitted 2018).
Peters DL, McCutcheon JG, Dennis JJ. “Chapter 26: Burkholderia” Handbook of Foodborne Diseases. Liu D. (Ed.) CRC Press. (In press – Sept. 2018).
Peters DL, Kamal F, Dennis JJ: “Laboratory Infection Models for Burkholderia.”Infection Models for Bacterial Pathogens. D. Liu (Ed.) CRC Press. 2017.