I am working to identify and characterize the bacterial factors that mediate adhesion of commensal microbes to carbohydrates in the human gut. I am particularly focused on bacterial lectins within the genus Bacteroides, and I am screening for adhesion to host-produced, microbial, and dietary carbohydrates.
2017 – p Postdoctoral Fellow – Boston Children’s Hospital
2017 PhD Molecular and Cellular Biology – University of Washington
2011 BS Biology – California Institute of Technology