Patricia Baynham

Interim Dean, School of Natural Sciences
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: Baynham's area of specialization is microbiology with specific interests in food microbiology and bacterial gene regulation. She focuses on food pathogens, probiotics and food safety. Baynham is active in the American Society for Microbiology, is a Biology Scholar (NSF Biology Scholars Program) and is a fellow of the Texas Academy of Science.

More than a Mentorship: Dr. Baynham Mentors Natural Sciences Students

  • PhD in Microbiology and Immunology at Wake Forest University, 1999
  • BS in Biology at Presbyterian College, 1986
Classes taught:

Microbiology and Laboratory, Epidemiology, Freshman Biology and Laboratory, Food Microbiology and Laboratory, History and Philosophy of Science (with a component abroad), Research

Phone: 512-233-1675