Latavia Hill


Latavia Hill
  • Ph.D. Candidate
  • Microbiology

Contact Info

8031 Haworth Hall

Biography

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)