Peter T.  Borgia, Ph.D.


Peter T.  Borgia, Ph.D., joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 1976.  He is a professor of medical microbiology, immunology and cell biology.  He came to SIU from the University of California Irvine where he completed a fellowship in medical microbiology (1976).

Borgia earned his doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1973).  He received his master’s from St. John’s University in New York (1968) and his bachelor’s from Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y. (1966).

Borgia is a member of the American Society for Microbiology, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the scientific research society Sigma Xi.  He serves as a reviewer for Molecular and Cellular Biology, Journal of Bacteriology and the National Science Foundation.  His research interests include microbial physiology, fungal development, enzymology and mechanisms of thermophily in microorganisms.

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