We aim to understand the biological interactions driving bacterial disease and transform that knowledge into usable technology and therapy.

Research areas

1. Microbial community interactions

  • Mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis
  • Microbe-skin interactions
  • Microbiome engineering

2. High-throughput drug discovery

  • Biologically inspired high throughput chemical screening
  • Peptide drug development and application

3. Microbial persistence and transmission

  • Desiccation tolerance
  • Metabolic regulation