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Volker Brozel

Volker Brözel Photo


Graduate Coordinator and Professor

Office Building

Alfred Dairy Science Hall



Mailing Address

Alfred Dairy Science Hall 213
Biology & Microbiology-Box 2104A
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Ph.D. Microbiology, University of Pretoria
M.S. Microbiology, University of Pretoria
B.Sc. Food Science, University of Stellenbosch

Academic Interests/Expertise

Bacterial Ecophysiology
Bacterial biofilms
Nitrogen-fixing bacteria

Academic Responsibilities

MICR 332 Microbial Physiology
MICR 332L Microbial Physiology Lab
BIOL / MICR 448 Molecular Microbial Genetics
MICR 667 Bacteriology (odd years)
BIOL 790 Scientific Writing

Professional Memberships

American Society for Microbiology
American Society for Microbiology North Central Branch

Work Experience

Extraordinary Professor, Microbiology at University of Pretoria since 2013

Area(s) of Research

Free-living nitrogen-fixing bacteria
Biofilms in soil
Environmental Escherichia coli



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