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Dr. Poonam Gulati

Dr. Poonam Gulati

Dr. Poonam Gulati

Associate ProfessorNatural Sciences


Dr. Gulati is a tenured faculty member in the NS Department with the rank of Associate Professor. She has a Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology and an active research program bacterial biofilms. She teaches majors microbiology (MBIO 2305) and has undergraduates involved in research in her lab (MBIO 3300). She also had an Honors Student working on an independent microbiology project under her mentoring (MBIO 4399). Dr. Gulati had many years of teaching experience, is a Teaching Award winner and has supported a large number of research students that have presented their work at both local and national meetings.

Degrees Earned

Ph.D., Microbiology, Cornell University

Experience Qualifications

Teaching Experience

  • 2004-present Assistant then Associate Professor of Microbiology, UHD Professional Experience:
  • 2009-2011 Secretary of the Texas American Society of Microbiology (ASM)

  • 2007-2009 President of Texas ASM Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors:
  • 9 presentations on teaching and service related activities at American Society of Microbiology meetings since 2002
  • 10 published abstracts with undergraduate research students since 2002

More Information


2009 UHD Excellence in Teaching Award