Hyunwoo Lee

    Email Address: hlee31@uic.edu
    College: Pharmacy Department: Biopharmaceutical Sciences
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: MBRB #3020 Phone: 996-3371
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    My laboratory studies bacterial physiology related to bacterial pathogenesis and antibiotic resistance. In our study, we use several model bacteria including Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, and Bacillus anthracis. Our current research is focused on identification and characterization of molecular mechanisms, used by bacterial pathogens to survive killing by host antibacterial molecules and to proliferate in nutrient-limited host environments.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 15 hours

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Junior and Senior biology major students are preferred.

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