The Detweiler Lab

MCD Biology Antibiotic Discovery within the Context of Mammalian Cells

Corrie Detweiler
Associate Professor
PhD Biochemistry, University of California San Francisco 1998
AB Biochemistry, Bowdoin College 1991
Project: Live imaging of bacteria in host cells treated with lead antimicrobials
Toni Nagy
Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate
PhD Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University 2009
BS Microbiolgy Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University 2005
Project: Functional characterization of antimicrobials that target host cells
Jamie Dombach
Postdoctoral Associate
PhD Molecular, Cellular, and Organismal Biology, University of Massachusetts 2017
BS Genetic Engineering, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA 2011
Project: Deciphering the mechanism of a compound that kills intracellular bacteria
Amy Crooks
Senior Professional Research Assistant
BS Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado Boulder 2009
Project: SAFIRE Expert. Interogating efflux pump inhbitors and natural products
Brenda Briggs
Laboratory Manager
BA, Social Work, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 1995
Project: Keeping the lab afloat
Abigail Reens
PhD Candidate
BS Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, MIT 2011
Project: SAFIRE development, efflux pump inhibitors and in-host nutrition
Joe Villanueva
PhD Candidate
BS Chemistry and Biology, University of New Mexico 2014
Project: Discovery of compound function based on patterns of growth, death and resistance
Joaquin Quintana
Research Assistant
BA Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado Boulder 2016
Project: Imaging and analysis, inlcuding SAFIRE
Jack McLeod
Undergraduate Researcher
Project: Does a hit compound identified by a CURE have potential as an antimicrobial?