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BurtAnderson

Burt Anderson, Ph.D.

Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • The primary focus of our laboratory is how facultative intracellular bacteria control expression of genes required for virulence. We currently study how Bartonella henselae regulates expression of genes required to mediate the unique vascular proliferation that is observed in patients infected with this bacterium. In addition, we are studying gene regulatory circuits required for virulence in Francisella tularensis.
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LynnBlake

Lynn Blake

Graduate Research Assistant, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • My Ph.D. research topic focuses on hepatocyte stages of Plasmodium berghei and novel drug development against the increasing resistance against current treatments for malaria as well as the lack of drugs targeting liver stage parasites. Elucidation of the mechanism of action of these discovered drugs and their targets are some of the many goals of my thesis.
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