Latavia Hill

Ph.D. Candidate
Microbiology
Primary office:
8031 Haworth Hall


Summary

Advisor:  Susan Egan
Research Interests:  AraC transcriptional activators are found in seventy percent of sequenced bacterial genomes and control the expression of genes involved in stress response, metabolism, and virulence. Our lab studies RhaR and RhaS. These two proteins activate the expression of the E. coli L-rhamnose regulon in the presence of their effector, L-rhamnose.

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Education

B.S. in Biology - Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas (2016)

Selected Awards & Honors

NIH Chemical Biology Trainee
ASM Microbe 2018 Travel Awardee
ASM Research Capstone Education Fellow


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