Francis Alonzo (New York University School of Medicine)
New York University School of Medicine
Francis is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Microbiology at New York University School of Medicine. He received his BS degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and subsequently pursued his PhD at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine in the laboratory of Dr. Nancy Freitag. While in Chicago, he studied factors that influence proper secretion, localization, and folding of major virulence factors produced by the intracellular pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. He currently studies mechanisms underlying the subversion of host immune defenses by Staphylococcus aureus in the laboratory of Victor Torres.
Deciphering the Immune Evasion Tactics of Staphylococcus aureus
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