Meet our Researchers
Undergraduate research assistant studying Biomedical Science with minors in Chemistry and Psychology. Her research focuses on Multiple-Locus VNTR Analysis of Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that is the causative agent of plague.
Undergraduate Researcher studying Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry. His work focuses on maintaining the hACE2 mouse colony for the HCMMC. The hACE2 murine model advances the understanding of disease progression of COVID-19.
Undergraduate research assistant working on antimicrobial resistance mechanisms of Burkholderia psuedomallei, a bacterium that has the potential for bioterrorism. Working in a lab environment helped prepare her for dental school.
After graduating from NAU with a degree in biology, Roxanne became the Laboratory Research Facility Admin Manager. She maintains compliance in the PMI SA BSL3 Facility and contributes to many bacterial select agent projects.
Undergraduate research assistant studying microbiology with a minor in chemistry. Works on novel fungal species closely related to known human and mammalian pathogens. The goal is to elucidate their role in the environment.
With the focus on developing the next generation workforce, Dawn designs and organizes hands-on science training programs for PMI undergraduates. These programs fosters foundational skills essential for career success.
Searching for the underlying mechanisms for chronic diseases, Research Assistant focused on the study of gut microbiota and its effects on host health with experience in next-generational sequencing (NGS) workflow.
Research Assistant studying the prevalence, movement, and evolution of pathogens such as West Nile Virus (WNV), Rabies Virus, COVID 19, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus mutans, and Streptococcus sobrinus.