She will be describing the labs collaborative efforts with our transfusion medicine colleaguges to understand the effects of multidrug efflux pumps in major gram-negative pathogens on pathogen inactivation activity of the psoralen, amotosalen.
It is official - Kat (soon to be Dr. Truelson) will be headed off to graduate school in the biology/microbiology department of Boston College (aka Graduate School of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences (GSMCAS)) at the end of the summer. Fortunately, she will be close by and can visit often!.
We are delighted to welcome our newest lab members.
Jessica Ross, PhD, will be joining the lab in June having recently successfully defended her PhD thesis at the University of Notre Dame in the laboratory of Shaun Lee on the development of novel bacteriocin-like antimicrobial peptides active against both prokaryotic and eukaryotic pathogens of great interest. to us She is the ASM Young Ambassador to Norway and on the side has been surveying antimicrobial resistance in Ecuador.
Nithya Sastry, a freshman at Northeastern University, will join in late April as part of our awesome group of undergraduates.
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