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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Paul J. Weimer

Research Microbiologist
US Dairy Forage Research Center
USDA-Agricultural Research Service and Associate Professor of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

BS, Biology, Carroll College, Waukesha, WI
MS, Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD, Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Phone: (608) 890-0075
Fax: (608) 890-0076
E-Mail: Paul.Weimer@ars.usda.gov

Current Research
• Microbial degradation of cellulose by ruminal and non-ruminal anaerobic bacteria.
• Harvesting, preprocessing, and storage of perennial forages and crop residues for conversion to ethanol and value-added, biobased products.
• Microbial population structure and species interactions in the rumen.

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Last Modified: 12/20/2013