Dr. Paul B. Schweiger



Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, 2009, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Post-doctoral research: University of Bonn (2009-2012) 


  • BIO 310 Microbiology
  • BIO 508 & BIO 608 Environmental Microbiology
  • BIO 512 & BIO 613 Industrial Microbiology
  • BIO 517 & BIO 617 Microbial Physiology and Metabolism  

Research and professional interests

  • Applied and industrial microbiology, focusing on acetic acid bacteria
  • Use of genetic and metabolic information for strain improvement by genetic engineering to produce designer microbial biofactories
  • Microbial production of novel industrial products (i.e. white biotechnology)
  • Employing molecular microbiological techniques to monitor waters with a major focus on detection of fecal indicator organisms and pathogens to inform wastewater and recreational water management

Additional resources