Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the leading cause of death due to infectious disease and it infects one-quarter of the world’s population. By investigating the mechanisms that enable this bacterium to cause tuberculosis and evade current antibiotics, the Rock Lab aims to lay the foundation for new therapeutic strategies to improve control of this epidemic.