SPU alumna publishes research study

Laarni Aquila (BS Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2019) is the first author on a new study conducted in the lab of Dr. Gwendolyn Wood in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington. The study, published in the journal Infection and Immunity, extends previous research to establish an animal model to study the pathology of infection by the sexually-transmitted bacteria, Mycoplasma genitalium. Laarni, who was a member of the BioCORE Scholars Program at SPU, will begin graduate school in the fall, in the PhD in Microbiology program at the University of Washington.

Posted: Friday, May 20, 2022