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Rebecca L. Ives, M.S.

Lab Technician, Masters Student

Michigan State University
Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife
13 Natural Resources Bldg.
East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: (517) 432-8185
Fax: (517) 432-1699


B.S. Microbiology, Michigan State University (2002)

M.S. Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University (2011)

Curriculum vitae

Research Interests

Cryptosporidium, Giardia, fecal indicator bacteria in recreational waters and waters impacted by urban and agricultural runoff.


Ives, Rebecca L., Kamarainen, Amy, John, David E., Rose, Joan B. SURVIVAL OF CRYPTOSPORIDIUM IN NATURAL GROUND AND SURFACE WATERS USING CELL CULTURE. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2007 0: AEM.00347-07

Molloy, S.L., R. Ives, A. Hoyt, R. Taylor, and J.B. Rose. The use of copper and silver in carbon point-of-use filters for the suppression of Legionella throughput in domestic water systems. 2008 .Journal of applied microbiology, 104 ( 4), pp. 998