Jessica C. Brown, PhD

My lab’s goal is to explain why the complex network of interactions between a host and an opportunistic pathogen only sometimes results in a stable infection. I primarily use the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans as a model system. C. neoformans causes ~1 million infections and 600,000 deaths annually, most of which occur in patients with a compromi... Read More

Research Interests: Antimicrobial Drug Discovery, Genetics, Microbial, Infectious disease mechanisms (host-pathogen interaction), Microbial Pathogenesis, Mycology