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Nadia Herrera

Education:

B.S., Biochemistry and Microbiology, The University of Texas at El Paso; Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, California Institute of Technology

Dissertation:

Structure and Function of the Mycobacterial Mechanosensitive Channel of Large Conductance, MscL.

Thesis Advisor:

Douglas C. Rees, Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

Research Topic:

Investigation of the ESX-1 secretion system in Mycobacterial biology

Mentor:

Carol Gross, Professor of Cell and Tissue Biology, University of California, San Francisco an d Bob Stroud, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cell and Tissue Biology, University of California, San Francisco

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