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Jacob Eric Lemieux, M.D.


Available: 01/01/24, Expires: 01/01/26

The Lemieux laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School is interested in identifying the bacterial genes that determine the virulence of Borrelia spirochetes, the causative agents of Lyme disease and relapsing fever. The interested student will collaborate with other laboratory members to use genetic engineering and genetic screening approaches to identify Borrelia genes that influence essential Lyme disease and relapsing fever phenotypes such as tissue adhesion, inactivation of complement, and erythrocyte rosetting. Candidate loci identified from genetic screens will be characterized biochemically and in mouse models of Borrelia disease.

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  1. K99AI148604 (LEMIEUX, JACOB ERIC) Jul 24, 2020 - Jun 30, 2022
    Microbial Determinants of Clinical Heterogeneity in Lyme Disease
    Role: Principal Investigator

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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.