2023 - Research.com Microbiology in United States Leader Award
2022 - Research.com Best Female Scientist Award
2022 - Research.com Microbiology in United States Leader Award
2016 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
2006 - US President's National Medal of Science "For her in-depth research that has contributed to a greater understanding of the ecology, physiology, and evolution of marine microbes, most notably Vibrio cholerae, the causative agent of pandemic cholera, and which has elucidated critical links between environmental and human health.", Awarded by President George W. Bush in a White House ceremony on July 27, 2007.
2002 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2000 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences
1988 - ASM Alice C. Evans Award for Advancement of Women, American Society for Microbiology
1985 - Dupont Industrial Biosciences Award in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology
1971 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Rita R. Colwell focuses on Microbiology, Vibrio cholerae, Ecology, Cholera and Bacteria. She has researched Microbiology in several fields, including Microcosm, Vibrio, Viable but nonculturable, Biofilm and Virulence. Her research in Vibrio cholerae intersects with topics in Plankton, Veterinary medicine, Serotype and Vibrionaceae.
Rita R. Colwell interconnects Microbial ecology and Outbreak in the investigation of issues within Ecology. The various areas that Rita R. Colwell examines in her Cholera study include Disease reservoir, Copepod and Zooplankton. Her studies deal with areas such as Biochemistry and Escherichia coli as well as Bacteria.
Rita R. Colwell mainly focuses on Microbiology, Vibrio cholerae, Bacteria, Cholera and Ecology. Within one scientific family, Rita R. Colwell focuses on topics pertaining to Vibrio under Microbiology, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Vibrio vulnificus. Her Vibrio cholerae study combines topics in areas such as Serotype, Cholera toxin and Plankton.
Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Seawater, Food science and Biochemistry. Her Cholera study frequently draws connections between related disciplines such as Outbreak. Her study in Estuary, Zooplankton and Phytoplankton is done as part of Ecology.
Her primary scientific interests are in Microbiology, Cholera, Vibrio cholerae, Microbiome and Metagenomics. Her Microbiology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Pseudomonas exotoxin, Dysbiosis and Virulence. The concepts of her Virulence study are interwoven with issues in Aeromonas hydrophila, Bacteria, Pathogen and Genotype.
Rita R. Colwell combines subjects such as Climatology, Environmental health, Outbreak, Public health and Water resources with her study of Cholera. Her work deals with themes such as Estuary, Ecology and Vibrio, which intersect with Vibrio cholerae. Her Metagenomics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Zoology, Computational biology, Shotgun sequencing and Microbial population biology.
Her scientific interests lie mostly in Microbiology, Metagenomics, Microbiome, Vibrio cholerae and Antibiotic resistance. Rita R. Colwell interconnects Coinfection, Infectious dose, Virology and Virulence in the investigation of issues within Microbiology. The various areas that Rita R. Colwell examines in her Microbiome study include Microorganism, Proteobacteria and Best practice.
Rita R. Colwell has researched Vibrio cholerae in several fields, including Cholera and Plasmid, Host chromosome. Her Cholera study incorporates themes from Sanitation, Cholera toxin, Outbreak, Public health and Plankton. Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Multiple drug resistance and Drug resistance.
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Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Reconciliation of Approaches to Bacterial Systematics
L. G. Wayne;D. J. Brenner;R. R. Colwell;P. A. D. Grimont.
International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (1987)
Microbial degradation of hydrocarbons in the environment.
J G Leahy;R R Colwell.
Microbiological Research (1990)
Virioplankton: viruses in aquatic ecosystems
KE Wommack;RR Colwell.
Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews (2000)
Emerging Marine Diseases--Climate Links and Anthropogenic Factors
C.D. Harvell;K. Kim;K. Kim;J.M. Burkholder;R.R. Colwell;R.R. Colwell.
Survival strategies of bacteria in the natural environment.
D B Roszak;R R Colwell.
Microbiological Research (1987)
DNA sequence of both chromosomes of the cholera pathogen Vibrio cholerae
John F. Heidelberg;Jonathan A. Eisen;William C. Nelson;Rebecca A. Clayton.
Global Climate and Infectious Disease: The Cholera Paradigm*
Rita R. Colwell.
Survival and viability of nonculturableEscherichia coli andVibrio cholerae in the estuarine and marine environment.
Huai Shu Xu;N. Roberts;F. L. Singleton;R. W. Attwell.
Microbial Ecology (1982)
Viable but Non-Culturable Vibrio cholerae and Related Pathogens in the Environment: Implications for Release of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms
R. R. Colwell;P. R. Brayton;D. J. Grimes;D. B. Roszak.
Nature Biotechnology (1985)
Effects of Global Climate on Infectious Disease: the Cholera Model
Erin K. Lipp;Anwar Huq;Anwar Huq;Rita R. Colwell;Rita R. Colwell.
Clinical Microbiology Reviews (2002)
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