Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Angelica Montenegro Riestra

Education:

B.S., Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles

Dissertation:

Characterization of rhomboid proteases and surface proteins of Trichomonas vaginalis

Thesis Advisor:

Patricia Johnson, Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Topic:

Study of the innate immune responses to Trichomonas vaginalis

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