Pamer Lab

Ana Rita Almeida De Oliveira, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar

Rita received a BS degree in Genetics and Molecular Biology in 2009 and a Master’s degree in Evolution and Developmental Biology in 2011 from the Faculty of Science at Lisbon University in Portugal, where she studied Human mesenchymal stem cell differentiation. Thereafter, Rita joined Dr. Karina Xavier’s laboratory at the Gulbenkian Institute of Science to study quorum sensing manipulation of the gut microbiota, where she joined the Integrative Biology and Biomedicine program in 2015 to start a PhD in Interspecies interactions in recovery from microbiota dysbiosis, which she completed in 2020. In 2021, Rita joined Dr. Pamer’s laboratory and is planning to study the host and microbiota role in colonization resistance against Klebisella pneumoniae.

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