Steffen Poltak

Phone: (603) 862-4834
Office: Molecular, Cellular, & Biomedical Sciences, Spaulding Hall Rm 240, Durham, NH 03824
Steffen Poltak


  • Ph.D., Microbiology, University of New Hampshire
  • B.A., Biology, Saint Anselm'S College

Courses Taught

  • BMS 507: Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab
  • BMS 508: Human Anatomy&Physiology Lab
  • BMS 790: Undergrad Teaching Experience

Selected Publications

Traverse, C. C., Mayo-Smith, L. M., Poltak, S. R., & Cooper, V. S. (2013). Tangled bank of experimentally evolved Burkholderia biofilms reflects selection during chronic infections. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(3), E250-E259. doi:10.1073/pnas.1207025110

Poltak, S. R., & Cooper, V. S. (2011). Ecological succession in long-term experimentally evolved biofilms produces synergistic communities. The ISME Journal, 5(3), 369-378. doi:10.1038/ismej.2010.136

Most Cited Publications