Associate Professor

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828 Biological Sciences

By employing a powerful in vivo and in vitro model system of eukaryotic membrane fusion, my laboratory will investigate the biochemistry of eukaryotic membrane fusion, identify and biochemically characterize bacterial effectors capable of modulating membrane fusion, and finally analyze these activities within the context of pathogenesis.

  • Ph.D. in Microbiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2004)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher in Biochemistry, Dartmouth Medical School (2009)
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Curriculum Vitae:
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