Name:  Kristi Westover
Title:  Professor of Biology; Director of Graduate Studies in Biology
Education:  Ph.D., Botany, Washington State University, Pullman, Wash.
B.A., Biology, Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn.
Office:  110 Dalton Hall   
Phone:  803/323-2111 x6180
Area(s):  Bioinformatics, Host-Parasite Interactions, Viral Evolution



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Dr. Westover is a 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.