Miles Duncan

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Miles Duncan
BS, Biological Sciences
University of California - Davis
Davis, CA
PhD, Microbiology & Environmental Toxicology
University of California - Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
Postdoctoral Scholar
Andrew Camilli, PhD, Adviser

 

 

Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus is a predatory bacteria that attacks and kills other bacteria, including pathogens like Vibrio cholerae. I am studying the interaction between this predator and prey to better understand the genetic basis of the life cycle of B. bacteriovorus. We hope one day bacterial predators can be used as alternative antibiotics to treat infections.

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