Assistant Professor – Microbiology and Immunology, Des Moines University
Dr. Carruthers is a new faculty member and researcher here at Des Moines University. He is a microbiologist, and his research focuses on bacterial pathogens.
Dr. Carruthers has extensive experience in bacterial genetics and the study of bacterial pathogens, with emphasis on Gram-negative organisms. His research over the past two years has specifically focused on the role of the type VI secretion system in Acinetobacter spp. biology.
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