University of Washington,
Genetics, Genomics & Evolution
Microbiology, Infection & Immunity
Pathogenesis of bacterial infections
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The Fang laboratory studies a broad range of topics in bacterial pathogenesis, with a particular focus on phagocyte-pathogen interactions. Specific projects include the roles of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in Salmonella and Staphylococcal infections, iron metabolism in host-pathogen interactions, regulation of Salmonella extracytoplasmic stress responses, and the pathogenesis of human typhoid.