Zachary Tranchemontagne and Kristin Burkholder present at American Society of Microbiology

May 28, 2014

Zachary Tranchemontagne

Zachary Tranchemontagne, M.S., a student in the Department of Biology, presented his research from the laboratory of Kristin Burkholder, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Biology, in a poster at a meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, which was held in Boston on May 20, 2014. 

The work was titled “Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) perturbs acquisition of lysosomal hydrolases and requires phagosomal acidification for survival in human macrophages.”  A co-author on the work was Jessfor Baugh, a former medical biology major and current student in the UNE College of Dental Medicine.