Lindsay Eltis


Research Classification

Enzymes and Proteins
Metabolism (Living Organisms)

Research Interests

Bacterial catabolism of steroids and lignin
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
biocatalyst development

Relevant Degree Programs


Research Methodology

enzymology and kinetics
molecular genetics
protein chemistry


Master's students
Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Any time / year round

Understanding the degradation of cholesterol catabolism by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and its role in pathogenesis. Developing new therapeutics that target cholesterol catabolism.

Understanding the bacterial degradation of lignin and developing biocatalysts to upgrade lignin.

I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.

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