Michael C. Kiel, Ph.D.

Chairperson, Associate Professor of Biology

570-348-6211 x2478
Office Location: CNHS 325
Office Hours: Spring 2018 (January 17, 2018 to May 5, 2018) - Monday, Wednesday, and Friday - Tuesday and Thursday or by appointment. Please email Dr. Kiel to make an appointment.


Ph.D. University of Toronto
Post-doctoral research at University of Pennsylvania
B.S. Towson State University


Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology


Teaching Interests: cell biology and cell culture; molecular biology; microbiology; biotechnology.

Research Interests: Control of gene expression; role of SNP's in evolution and disease progression.


Recent Research Articles:

Kiel, M.C., Kaji, A. and Kaji, H. (2007) "Ribosome Recycling: An Essential Process of Protein Synthesis." Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 35, 40-44. PubMed

Xu, J., Kiel, M.C., Golshani, A., Chosay, J.G., Aoki, H. and Ganoza, M.C. (2008) "Molecular localization of a ribosome dependent ATPase on Escheridia coli ribosomes." Nucleic Acids Res 34, 1158-1165. PubMed

Seo, H.S., Kiel, M.C., Pan, D., Raj, V.S., Kaji, A. and Cooperman, B.S. (2004) "Kinetics and Thermodynamics of RRF, EF-G and Thiostrepton Interaction on the E.Coli Ribosome." Biochemistry 43, 12728-12740. PubMed