Carleton College:
Biology Department


Stephan Zweifel

Associate Professor of Biology
Coach of Men's Tennis

Department of Biology
Carleton College
1 North College Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Office: Hulings Hall 309
Phone: (507) 646-4385
FAX: (507) 646-5757





Research Interests

Budding Yeast



Selected Publications

Zweifel, S. G., and W. L. Fangman (1992). A nuclear mutation reversing a biased transmission of yeast mitochondrial DNA. Genetics 128: 241-249.

Lockshon, D., Zweifel, S. G., Freeman-Cook, L., Lorimer, H., Brewer, B., and W. L. Fangman (1995). A role of recombination junctions in the segregation of mitochondrial DNA in yeast. Cell 81: 947-955.

Massardo, D.R., Zweifel, S. G., Gunge, N., Wolf, K., and L. Del Giudice (2000). Use of lycorine and DAPI staining in Saccharomyces cerevisiae to differentiate between rho zero and rho minus cells in a CCE1/cce1 nuclear background. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 46:1058-1065.

Doherty, K.R., Zweifel, E.W., Elde, N. C., McKone, M.J., and S. G. Zweifel. Random amplified polymorphic DNA markers reveal genetic variation in the symbiotic fungus of leaf cutting ants. Manuscript submitted to Mycologia



Recent Student Abstracts

Recombination junction-resolving enzymes and their role in mitochondrial DNA maintenance. J. Bower, M. White, and S. Zweifel. Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting (2000).

Characterization of mitochondrial DNA junction resolving enzymes in two yeast species. J. Bower and S. Zweifel. Beckman Foundation Symposium (1999).

Role of Bud Site Selection In Mitochondrial Genome Transmission. J. Pribila, J. Penko, and S. Zweifel. Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting (1996).



Curriculum Vitae

Ph. D. University of Washington, Department of Genetics, 1990
B. S. University of California at Davis, Department of Biology, 1983

Associate Professor, Carleton College, Dept. of Biology, Sept. 97-present
Assistant Professor, Carleton College, Dept. of Biology, Sept. 91-1997
Acting Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Dept. of Genetics, Winter 1991
Assistant Professor (Sabbatical Replacement), Pacific Lutheran University 1989-1990




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