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Human neutrophil response to Salmonella

Dr. Trina Westerman’s genetic screen of Salmonella mutants identifies a sulfate import mutant that reduces human neutrophil respiratory burst. Heterogeneity in Salmonella gene expression impacts the magnitude of the neutrophil antimicrobial response ex vivo, suggesting …

Congratulations Eddy!

We are proud to announce that DVM/PhD student Eddy Cruz was named a 2020 Vet Fellow by the FFAR and AAVMC! Eddy will study the role of sulfur metabolites on Salmonella survival in host-relevant and …

New additions

Welcome Drs. Raabis and Westerman to the ElfenbeinLab! We are pleased to have two new talented post-doctoral associates join us.