Matthew Sattley

Professor of Biology

Matthew Sattley headshot
Designations

PhD


Contact

 matthew.sattley@indwes.edu


Department

Natural Sciences


Resources

 Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Born in rural south-central Illinois, Matthew Sattley obtained a bachelor's degree in Biology from Blackburn College in Carlinville, Illinois, and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. After completing a two-year postdoctoral appointment in the Department of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis, he served as a biology faculty member for two years at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas. He joined the Department of Biology at Indiana Wesleyan University as an associate professor in 2010.

Interests

Dr. Sattley studies the ecology, physiology and genomics of extremophilic prokaryotic microorganisms. His current research projects include the genomic characterization and analysis of photosynthetic bacteria that thrive in hot, cold and alkaline environments, and the culture and characterization of cold-adapted, carbon- and sulfur-cycling bacteria from Antarctic lakes.


Degrees

  • BA - Biology
    1998, Blackburn College
  • PhD - Microbiology
    2006, Southern Illinois University
Indiana Wesleyan University
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Marion, IN 46953

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