Erica Bizzell

Erica Bizzell

Erica Bizzell recently completed her Ph.D. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Emory University where she studied in the lab of Dr. Jyothi Rengarajan. Her research focused on Mycobacterium tuberculosis host-pathogen interactions and investigating methods for enhancing BCG vaccine efficacy. She is interested in all things microbial, and has a passion for increasing science literacy and engagement. You can follow her on Twitter at @E_Bizzell

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