Robert Hammersmith

Robert Hammersmith

Professor of Biology


Room:CL 171B

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Indiana University, Ph.D., 1978
Indiana University, M.A
Indiana University, B.A.

Research Interests

Genetics and cellular development.

  • mechanisms of surface patterning in ciliated protozoa (Oxtricha fallax) and the role of preformed structure in non-nuclear inheritance
  • genetics of protozoa


T.R. Mertens and R.L. Hammersmith. 2007. Genetics Laboratory Investigations 13th edition. Pearson Prentice Hall, New York.