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Ditty, Jayna L.

Associate Dean
Ph.D., University of Iowa
JRC 160C Lab: OWS 261
(651) 962-6010
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JRC 160
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
Saint Paul MN 55105



  • Chemotaxis toward aromatic hydrocarbons in Pseudomonas species
  • Use of Bioinformatic tools in the undergraduate curriculum
  • Photic entrainment of the Synechococcus elongates circadian clock
  • Efficacy of novel antimicrobial compounds



  • Ditty, J.L. and R.E. Parales. (2015). Protocols for the measurement of bacterial chemotaxis to hydrocarbons. In T.J. McGenity, K.N. Timmis, B. Nogales (Eds.), Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 



Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
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HONR 480 - L01 HONORS Evolution and Theology - T - R - - - 0900 - 1200 OEC 313
CRN: 10224 2 Credit Hours Instructor: Jayna L. Ditty, Philip A. Rolnick These interdisciplinary seminars are intended to develop integrating insights through an analysis of topics chosen from different disciplines. Often they are taught by two faculty members or by a visiting lecturer who holds one of the endowed chairs at the university.

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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
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