Lisa Russo


Lisa Russo
BS, Biology
Juniata College
Huntingdon, PA
PhD, Emerging Infectious Diseases
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Andrew Camilli, PhD, Adviser



The current capsular based Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine is expensive and protective against a subset of clinical strains. My project aims to identify functionally redundant surface proteins that can serve as antigens for a new broad coverage multivalent S. pneumoniae vaccine.

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