Dr. Janani Venkataraman
Title of the talk
Tomography of Salmonella in-vivo persistence during antimicrobial chemotherapy identifies actionable host contributions
Dr. Victor Nizet is Distinguished Professor and Vice-Chair for Basic Research and Chief of the Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine as well as Distinguished Professor at UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Nizet has authored over 465 peer-reviewed publications Dr. Nizet’s work has been recognized by numerous associations such as The American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, and the American Asthma Foundation. Dr. Nizet is also the recipient of the NIH Merit Award and leads a basic and translational research laboratory focused on discovering virulence factors of invasive bacterial pathogens, elucidating mechanisms of host innate immunity, and novel approaches to infectious disease therapy. He is also currently leading the initiative for the UCSD Collaborative to Halt Antibiotic-Resistant Microbes (CHARM).