Current MD-PhD Student - Eric Fitts
||Name: Eric Fitts
Year in Program: MY2
Undergrad University: Gustavus Adolphus College
Ashok Chopra, CSc, Ph.D.
Graduate Program: Microbiology and Immunology
Pathogenesis and vaccine development for Yersinia pestis, as well as pathogenesis of necrotizing fasciitis mediated by Aeromonas spp
Honors and Awards
None at this time
- A non-invasive in vivo imaging system to study dissemination of bioluminescent Yersinia pestis CO92 in a mouse model of pneumonic plague. Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 55, February 2013, Pages 39–50
- Deletion of Braun lipoprotein encoding gene and altering the function of lipopolysaccharide attenuate plague bacterium. Infection and Immunity, December 2012.
- "Inhibition of Inflammatory Mediators by Bacterial Signaling Molecules n-Acyl Homoserine Lactones in Murine Macrophage," presented at annual Sigma Xi Symposium, April 2010.
Hobbies or just something about yourself in general:
I enjoy rock climbing and sailing.