Department of Infectious Diseases
Graduate Student, LaFontaine Lab

I graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2020 with a BS in Biomedical Sciences and a BA in Psychology before moving to Athens. I am a part of the DVM-PhD program, and am working on characterizing a virulence factor shared by Tier 1 Select Agents Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei.

Research Interests

  • Bacterial pathogenesis
  • Vaccine development
  • Veterinary medicine

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