Laura J. Knoll

Program / Dept 1
Parasitology
Program / Dept 2
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Short Research Description

Our research centers on studying the host/pathogen interactions of the intracelluar parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Toxoplasma causes abnormal fetal neurological development and encephalitis in immunocompromised patients.

Membership in other UW Grad Training Programs
Microbiology Doctoral Training Program, Cellular & Molecular Biology and nutrition sciences training programs, member of Parasitology and Vector Biology, and Microbes in Health and Disease training grants.
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Undergrad Major:
Chemistry & Biological Dance
Grad Major:
Biochemistry