Department of Infectious Diseases
Associate Research Scientist, Research Scientist, Trent Lab

Bacteriology | Infectious Diseases | Microbiology


I have studied host-pathogen interactions during my professional career. As a Trent Lab member, I am focused on the study of genetic regulation of lipid A modifications and their role in virulence. I expanded this research on diverse gram-negative bacteria to understand how these microorganisms develop different strategies to evade the human immune system.

Research Interests

Genetic basis for membrane remodeling in different gram-negative bacteria

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2008

Master Studies, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, 1995

Biologist, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, 1994

B.Sc., Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, 1991

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