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Tufts University School of Medicine

Alex Palmer

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department: Molecular Biology and Microbiology

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Alex Palmer

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department: Molecular Biology and Microbiology

Campus: Boston

Education

  • BS, Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • PhD Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Research synopsis

Previous work in the Isberg lab has demonstrated that Yersinia pseudotuberculosis forms deep tissue microcolonies in the host. I will be working on an in vitro model to better understand the dynamics between bacterial populations and the host response in these sites.