Vet Microbiology & Preventive Medicine
Iowa State University
1136 Vet Med
Ames, IA 50011
Our research is focused on understanding the microbial and cellular events that take place during persistent bacterial infections. Areas of investigation include Bacterial Pathogenesis of Brucella spp. in swine, bovine, canine and human hosts; Translational Medicine associated with developing novel antimicrobial delivery platform that will target persistent intracellular pathogens; Biosafety and Biodefense: illuminating molecular interactions between the human host and virulent Brucella, Francisella, Burkholderia and Yersinia spp..
1995 B.S. Microbiology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
2001 Ph.D. Microbiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA