My research aims to uncover novel virulence strategies of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ (CLas), a phloem-colonizing bacterium associated with the most devastating citrus disease, Huanglongbing (HLB). Specifically, I am interested in the roles of secreted proteins in HLB disease progression.
Predoctoral ScientistThe Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK
2018 - 2020
MSc in Genetics and BioinformaticsUniversity of California, Riverside, USA
2015 - 2018
Undergraduate Researcher in Biological SciencesUniversity of Missouri, Columbia, USA
2017 - 2017
InternDanforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO, USA