Former studies have identified defense escape mutants in temperate phages during lysogeny. My work consists of searching for Cluster F mycobacteriophage viral defense systems and identifying the causes of defense through analyses using bioinformatics.
Lexi Marx is currently a research technician in the Hatfull lab. Lexi graduated with a degree in Microbiology from University of Pittsburgh, class of 2017.
Lexi can be reached at:
Department of Biological Sciences
4249 5th Avenue
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624 6976