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Tufts University School of Medicine

Yue Chen

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department: Molecular Biology and Microbiology

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Yue Chen

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department: Molecular Biology and Microbiology

Campus: Boston

Education

  • BS, Biological Engineering, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China
  • MS, Biology, University of Texas - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
  • PhD, Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Texas - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Research synopsis

There is marked heterogeneity in the microenvironment experienced by Mycobacterium tuberculosis depending on its sublocation within its host. I am interested in uncovering how this non-uniformity may alter fundamental aspects of Mtb biology and thereby impact local infection and disease progression.