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Richard Bennett

Richard Bennett

Associate Professor of Biology

Department: Bio Med Molecular, Microbiology & Immunology

Phone: +1 401 863 6341


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171 Meeting St. - 863-6341

Research Summary

The biology of the human fungal pathogen Candida albicans, including examining phenotypic switching, mating, and meiosis in this species.

Past or Present Projects Available:

Genetic and genomic approaches to understanding fungal mating; examining pheromone signaling mechanisms; how yeast species undergo reversible switching between alternative phenotypes; development of tools to study fungal pathogenesis; Characterization of Ste12/Cph1 Binding Motif in Candida albicans; [PSI+] Prion Curing Heat Shock