Paul Cobine is a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Auburn University. He teaches General Microbiology. He is a microbiologist and biochemist who uses the microbes that we use for making bread (yeast) in the laboratory to understand the reasons humans get certain diseases. Paul grew up in Australia and moved with his family to the USA in 2002. He has a wife and five children aged 20, 18, 16, 13 and 9 years old and enjoys playing basketball and watching football.