Ankunda Kariisa

 

Student:
Ankunda Kariisa

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Undergraduate Institution: McGill University
Email: kariisa@email.unc.edu
Department: Microbiology & Immunology
PI: Rita Tamayo
Research Summary Our lab studies Vibrio cholerae, the bacterium responsible for the disease cholera. My research focuses on understanding the role of cyclic-di-GMP, a bacterial second messenger, in the regulation of GbpA, a protein important for intestinal colonization.