Sarah Ainsworth_adjSarah Ainsworth
Year in Program: MY2
Mentor: Ashok Chopra
Graduate Program: MICR

Sarah Ainsworth

I am interested in the interactions between bacteria and the host immune system, as well as discovering new treatments and vaccines to protect against multi-drug resistant bacterial pathogens.
2016 - Outstanding Student Abstract, ASM Microbe Conference.

Publications:

  • S. Ainsworth, P.M. Ketter, J.J. Yu, R.C. Grimm, H.C. May, A.P.. Cap, J.P. Chambers, M.N. Guentzel, B.P. Arulanandam. (2017) Vaccination with a live attenuated Acinetobacter baumannii decifient in thioredoxin provides protection against systemic Acinetobacter infection. Vaccine. 35: 3387 – 3394.

Presentations: 

S. Ainsworth, P.M. Ketter, J.J. Yu, M.N. Guentzel, B.P. Arulanandam. Characterization of a Live Attenuated Vaccine for Protection Against Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Poster Presentation. ASM Microbe Conference 2016. Boston, MA.

S. Ainsworth, P.M. Ketter, J.J. Yu, M.N. Guentzel, B.P. Arulanandam. Characterization of a Live Attenuated Vaccine for Protection Against Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Oral Presentation. SURF Conference 2016. San Antonio, TX.

S. Ainsworth, P.M. Ketter,J. J. Yu, M.N. Guentzel, B.P. Arulanandam. Characterization of a Live Attenuated Vaccine for Protection Against Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Poster Presentation. SURF Conference 2016. San Antonio, TX.

S. Ainsworth, P.M. Ketter, J.J. Yu, M.N. Guentzel, B.P. Arulanandam. Characterization of a Live Attenuated Vaccine for Protection Against Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Poster Presentation. Vaccine Conference 2015. San Antonio, TX.

S. Ainsworth, P.M. Ketter, J.J. Yu, M.N. Guentzel, B.P. Arulanandam. Characterization of a Live Attenuated Vaccine for Protection Against Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Poster Presentation. UTSA COS Research Conference 2015. San Antonio, TX.