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College of Public Health

Sean Fox

Sean Fox

Instructor and Laboratory Coordinator
Department of Health Sciences
423-439-4569 /  
Lamb Hall Room 338


Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences, ETSU Quillen College of Medicine

BS, Forensic Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University


  • Foundations in Health Sciences
  • Human Genetics
  • Introduction to Microbiology lecture and lab


My research team is interested in polymicrobial interactions, particularly how microorganisms fight each other, to identify new targets that could be used for therapeutic interventions. Our team is also involved in testing new antimicrobial products and their ability to inhibit or eradicate biofilms.


Fox SJ, Shelton BT, Kruppa MD. Characterization of genetic determinants that modulate Candida albicans filamentation in the presence of bacteria PLoS One 2013 Aug 7; 8(8):e71939.

Chiplunkar AR, Curtis BC, Eades GL, Kane MS, Fox SJ, Haar JL, Lloyd JA. The Kruppel-like factor 2 and Kruppel-like factor 4 genes interact to maintain endothelial integrity in the mouse embryonic vasculogenesis. BMC Developmental Biology 2013 13:40.


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