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Sarah Timmler_Academic Profile

Sarah Timmler

Graduate Student

Locations

  • Microbiology & Immunology

Contact Information

Biography

Mentor: Chris Kristich, PhD
Year Entered MCW: 2018
Previous Education: B.S., Biology, M.S., Curriculum & Instruction, UW-Madison

Research Interests

Investigating the mechanisms behind the intrinsic resistance of Enterococcus faecalis, a normal commensal of the gastrointestinal tract, to cephalosporin antibiotics. Intrinsic resistance to cephalosporins contributes to the ability of Enterococcus faecalis to become an opportunistic pathogen and major health concern.