Kathleen Page, Ph.D., is the author of the
bulk of the lessons in the Study Guide. Dr. Page
earned her B.A. in 1978 from the Department of Biochemistry, University of California, Berkeley; her M.A. in 1981 from the Department of Biological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara; and her Ph.D. in 1988 from the
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Page's current research interests involve the isolation and identification of bacteria associated with environmentally-damaging
acid mine drainage.