Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Michael Rey Williams

Education:

B.S., Human Biology, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Diego

Dissertation:

Staphylococcus aureus quorum sensing and the battle for control of epidermal proteases by the skin microbiome.

Thesis Advisor:

Richard L. Gallo, Professor of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego

Research Topic:

Streptococcal regulation of pediatric atopic dermatitis skin inflammation.

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