Research/Areas of Interest:

Acinetobacter baumanii belongs to the ESKAPE group of pathogens which cause most hospital acquired infections and have high rates of antibiotic resistance. I am interested in understanding how A. baumanii evolves drug resistance in the context of an in vivo infection, and how the presence or absence of an immune response affects this process.


BS, Microbiology, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Amherst, MA