- 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
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.