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Lucy Mutharia

Country of origin: Kenya General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background

Degrees

2018 Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

The molecular basis for pathogenesis of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, an orally-transmitted bacterium that infects macrophages and causes a chronic fatal inflammatory disease of the intestines. Development of molecular and culture-based diagnostic tools and using molecular tools, researches the genes essential in the infection of macrophages.

Affiliations

Canadian Society for Microbiology; Society for Microbiology