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March 2021 Hervé named Pinn Scholar!


Congratulations Hervé!  The Agaisse laboratory studies the bacterial pathogen Shigella flexneri, which causes approximately 270 million cases of bacillary dysentery (blood in stool) worldwide every year. We have recently developed an…

June 2019: Congrats Chelsea!


Chelsea passed her qualifying exam and has been reappointed to the NIH Global Biothreats Training Grant (T32 AI055432). Congratulations Chelsea!

April 2019: new animal model of bacillary dysentery


Check out the latest paper by the Agaisse Lab! Critical role of bacterial dissemination in an infant rabbit model of bacillary dysentery, Nature Communications.

April 2019: Volkan’s IAI paper is online!


Please check out Volkan’s paper entitled The autotransporter IcsA promotes Shigella flexneri biofilm formation in presence of bile salts. in the early edition of Infection and Immunity. Congratulations Volkan for a job well…

December 2018: Learn how intracellular bacterial pathogen spread from cell to cell!


Check out this short, educational PLOS Pathogens Pearl on the Principles of intracellular bacterial pathogen spread from cell to cell written by Erin and Hervé.