Research Bench Lab

Barbieri Laboratory

Location

Microbiology & Immunology

BSB B2830

General Interests

Microbial Pathogenesis, Bacterial Toxins

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Joseph T. Barbieri Laboratory
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Research Areas

My laboratory studies the molecular basis of microbial pathogenesis in cellular microbiology where components of the pathogen and host are analyzed to understand the pathogenic process. My research involves the study of bacterial toxins. Several families of bacterial toxins are under investigation: botulinum and tetanus neurotoxins; Certhrax, an ADP-ribosylating exotoxin from Bacillus cereus; and ExoS, a type III cytotoxin of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Current Members

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Amanda Przedpelski

Research Associate I

ahill@mcw.edu

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Grace Sundeen

Graduate Student

gsundeen@mcw.edu

Recent Publications