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Jacqueline Kimmey

Education:

B.S., Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis, Washington University in St. Louis

Dissertation:

Characterization of autophagy-dependent and independent roles of ATG5 in controlling Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection

Thesis Advisor:

Christina L. Stallings, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University in St. Louis

Research Topic:

Stabilization of HIF-1a to overcome neonatal susceptibility to Group B Streptococcus

Mentor:

Victor Nizet, Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego

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