Chandra Carpenter

Assistant Professor Life Sciences - School of Science & Mathematics

Contact Information

(918) 595-7687
Southeast Campus Room 8191

Courses Taught

  • Microbiology
  • Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology


  • Ph.D. in Microbiology (2008): University of Georgia, Athens GA.
  • B. S. in Microbiology (2002): University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.                      

Publications & Presentations

Carpenter CD and Payne SM (2014). “Regulation of iron transport systems in Enterobacteriaceae in response to oxygen and iron availability.” J. Inorganic Biochem. 133, 110-117.

Carpenter CD, Cooley BJ, Fisher C, Gordon V, and Payne SM (2014). “The Vps (Mla) ABC Transporter is required for intercellular spread of Shigella flexneri.” Infect. Immun. 82 (2), 660-669.

Craig SA, Carpenter CD, Mey AR, Wyckoff EE, Payne SM. (2011) “Positive regulation of the Vibrio cholera porin OmpT by iron and fur. J. Bacteriol. 193, 6505-6511.

Higgins, B. P., Carpenter, CD, & Karls, A. C. (2007) “Chromosomal context directs high frequency precise excision of IS492 in Pseudoalteromonas atlantica.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104, 1901-1906.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Society for Microbiology

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