Lindsay M. Gielda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Lindsay Gielda


Gielda is an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences. Her research and teaching focus is in the field of medical microbiology and immunology, with an emphasis in molecular biology.

Research Overview

Professor Gielda’s area of research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria, and microbial factors that lead to transmittance between hosts. Recent research utilizes Serratia marcescens as a model organism, an opportunistic nosocomial pathogen with robust intrinsic and developed antimicrobial resistance.

Lindsay Gielda


(219) 785-5318

Office Location:

Westville Campus, SWRZ 111A


  • Ph.D- Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • B.S.- Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Bacterial Pathogenesis Immunology