Katherine Suarez


Katherine Suarez
BS, Human Biology
University of California - San Diego
San Diego, CA
PREP Scholar
Andrew Camilli, PhD, Adviser




My project explores the mechanisms and regulation of antibiotic persistence in diverse clinical strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae. By further elucidating the genes and mechanisms involved in persistence, we may find new therapeutic targets that will lead to more effective treatment of S. pneumoniae infections.

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