Beau Wager

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Beau Wager
BS, Biology
University of Houston
Houston, TX
PhD, Biology
University of Houston
Houston, TX
Postdoctoral Scholar
John Leong, MD, PhD, Adviser

 

Borrelia bugdorferi is a tickborne pathogen and the etiological agent of Lyme disease. I identify surface proteins of this spirochete that function in evasion of the immune system or adhesion to host extracellular proteins. The goal of my research is to characterize virulence factors essential for human infection to aid in the development of vaccines.

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December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research