Monday, December 5, 2016

Dec. 8 DSS to Feature Dr. Karla Satchell

The next Distinguished Scientist Seminar at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine will feature Dr. Karla Fullner Satchell, professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

The lecture, titled “Role of Large MARTX Toxins in Vibrio Pathogenesis,” will take place Dec. 8, 2016, at 4 p.m. in the first floor auditorium of the Medical Sciences Building on USA’s main campus.

Dr. Satchell earned her Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Washington in 1996. She then completed postdoctoral training at the University of Pittsburgh and Harvard Medical School. Her research focuses on the role of secreted protein toxins on bacterial pathogenesis.

The lecture series is comprised of distinguished scientists from other academic institutions who are invited by the USA College of Medicine basic science departments to present a seminar showcasing their latest research findings. Faculty, staff and students are strongly encouraged to attend.

Learn more about Dr. Satchell here.

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