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Sergio Mojica, Ph.D.

Microbiology and Immunology 2015

Area of Doctoral Study: Microbiology and Immunology, UMB
Undergraduate Institute: SUNY at Binghamton

Research Advisor: Patrik M. Bavoli, Ph.D.

Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of California, Santa Barbara

Description of Research

I study the molecular mechanisms behind chlamydial pathogenesis, specifically the identification and characterization of type-III secreted effectors and elucidating how they contribute to the chlamydia developmental cycle and to pathogenesis.