Anne Kathryn M. Kauffman

Anne Kathryn Kauffman

Anne Kathryn M. Kauffman

Contact Information
617 Biomedical Research Building (BRB)
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14214

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Education and Training:

  • PhD, Biological Oceanography, Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (2014)
  • BS, Biology, Old Dominion University (2003)


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo (2020-present)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Engineering (2014–2019)

Research Expertise:

  • Bacterial viruses (phages)

Professional Memberships:

  • International Association for Dental Research (IADR) (2023–present)
  • International Society for Viruses of Microbes (2018–present)
  • American Society for Virology (2018–present)
  • American Society for Microbiology (2014–present)


  • "Research talk" University of Rochester, Department of Microbiology and Immunology (2023)
  • "Research talk" Western New York ASM Annual Conference (2023)
  • "Research talk" Evergreen Phage Conference (2023)
  • "Research talk" 6th Penn Perio Conference (2023)
  • "Research talk" University of Pittsburgh, Dept of Biomedical Sciences (2023)
  • "Research talk" University at Buffalo, Dept of Biological Sciences (2023)
  • "Research talk" AADOCR, Symposium session on "Oral Microbiome: Beyond Bacteria" (2023)
  • "Research talk" University at Buffalo, Microbiome Center Work-in-Progress Series (2022)
  • "Research talk" University of Chicago, Dept of Microbiology (2022)
  • "Research talk" The Forsyth Institute, "Oral Microbiome - Beyond Bacteria" Symposium (2021)
  • "Research talk" Microbial Sciences Initiative (2021)
  • "Research talk" Old Dominion University, Dept of Biological Sciences (2021)
  • "Research talk" Pennsylvania State University, Microbiome Center (2021)
  • "Research talk" University at Buffalo, GEM Work-in-Progress Series (2021)
  • "Research talk" University at Buffalo, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology (2020)
  • "Research talk" University of Rhode Island, Gradutae School of Oceanography (2020)
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Service Activities:

  • UB 13th Annual Postdoc Symposium; Poster Judge (2023)
  • Dept of Oral Biology Seminar Series; Co-Organizer (2023–present)
  • Dept of Oral Biology Faculty Search Committee; Committee Member (2023–present)
  • UB Center for Computational Research Search Committee; Committee Member (2023–present)
  • NIH; Early Career Reviewer (2023)
  • NSF; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2022–present)
  • School of Dental Medicine Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee; Committee Member (2022–present)
  • School of Dental Medicine Student Research Day; Poster judge (2022–present)
  • Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences Steering Committee; Committee Member (2022–present)
  • School of Dental Medicine Student Research and Honors Committee; Committee Member (2021–present)
  • National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR); Abstract Reviewer (2020–present)
  • Antibiotics, Applied & Environmental Microbiology, Applied Sciences, Archives of Microbiology, Challenges, Clinical Oral Investigations, Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology Reports, FEMS Microbiology Ecology, International Journal of Astrobiology, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Journal of Applied Microbiology, Journal of Plankton Research, Journal of Virological Methods, Microbial Genomics, Microorganisms, mSystems, Pharmaceuticals, Sustainability, Viruses; Peer Reviewer

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617 Biomedical Research Building (BRB)
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14214