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Portia Mira

Education:

B.S., Biological Sciences, University of California, Merced; Ph.D., Quantitative and Systems Biology, University of California, Merced

Dissertation:

Understanding the Impacts of Clinical Use and Sub-Inhibitory Concentrations of β-lactam Antibiotics on the Evolution of β-Lactamase Resistance Genes

Thesis Advisor:

Miriam Barlow, Professor of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced

Research Topic:

How Combinatorial and Cyclical Treatments Affect Evolution of Pathogenic Microbes

Mentor:

Pamela Yeh, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

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