Dr. Michele LeRoux completed her Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology at Colgate University. For her graduate work, she joined the Molecular and Cellular Biology Doctorate program at the University of Washington, where she worked with Dr. Joseph Mougous studying bacterial social behavior and interspecies warfare. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Michael Laub at MIT where she continues to study the molecular mechanisms of bacterial life.
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Talks with this Speaker
Studying Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Michele LeRoux discovered a novel mechanism by which bacteria sense the death of members of their community and launch a counterattack. (Talk recorded in May 2016)
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