Kim Davis

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Kim Davis
BS, Cell & Molecular Biology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
PhD, Cell & Molecular Biology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Postdoctoral Scholar
Ralph Isberg, PhD, Adviser

 

I am working on the physiological determinants of bacterial colony formation within deep tissue sites by the enteropathogen Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. I have demonstrated that the bacteria form a microaerobic niche that takes advantage of host reactive nitrogen intermediates to promote efficient colony formation and am exploring the mechanisms behind this in more depth.

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