Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Sept. 17 DSS to Feature Dr. Janice Endsley

The next Distinguished Scientist Seminar at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine will feature Janice J. Endsley, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

The lecture, titled "Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Reactivation in the Setting of HIV Co-Infection," will take place Sept. 17, 2015, at 4 p.m. in the first floor auditorium of the Medical Sciences Building on USA’s main campus.

Dr. Endsley’s research is focused on mechanisms and regulation of cell-mediated immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a pathogenic bacterial species that is the causative agent of most cases of tuberculosis.

Dr. Endsley received her bachelor of science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Platteville, Wash., and her master of science degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. She earned her Ph.D. from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Endsley.

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