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Tracy W. Keener


I teach Anatomy and Physiology Labs (BY231L), Sea Phage (Honors Biology Lab-BY 103L), Immunology (BY 331), Hematology (BY  330), Applied Microbiology (BY 240) and Biology 101. 

My research is primarily focused on infectious bacterial, fungal, and parasitic diseases of animals and humans.  I am also involved in technical consulting and inspection of medical laboratories. 


  • Mississippi University for Women B.S. in Microbiology 1988
  • Baptist Medical Centers (Birmingham, AL) M.S. in Medical Technology (ASCP) 1989
  • University of West Alabama M.A.T. in Comprehensive Science 2001
  • Fast, K.M., T. Keener, et. al, and M.W. Sandel. 2018. Genome Sequence of a Newly Isolated F2 Subcluster Mycobacteriophage from the Black Belt Geological Region of Western Alabama. Genome Announcements 6(4): e01555-17.