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Faculty Profile

 Westover, Kristi   Name:  Kristi Westover 
Title:  Professor of Biology 
Ph.D., Botany, Washington State University, Pullman, Wash.
B.A., Biology, Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn.
Office:  216 Dalton Hall  
Phone:  803/323-2111 x6180 
Bioinformatics, Host-Parasite Interactions, Viral Evolution
Dr. Westover is an associate professor in biology at Winthrop. She received her doctorate in botany from Washington State University and completed post-doctoral fellowships at Duke University, University of California-Irvine, and the University of South Carolina prior to joining the faculty at Winthrop. Westover has taught courses in microbiology and bioinformatics. Her research interests focus on the evolution of biomedically important viruses such as hepatitis B, HIV, and influenza A.