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Ana Xet-Mull

Associate In Research
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
220 Jones, Box 3020, Durham, NC 27710
220 Jones Box 3020, 207 Research Drive, Durham, NC 27710


Ana María trained in microbiology at Guatemala’s national university (Universidad de San Carlos), then trained in virology at the Universidad de Costa Rica on a fellowship from the DAAD (Germany). She received an M.P.H. at UC Berkeley, where she trained as a Fogarty fellow with Eva Harris and Lee Riley, and also worked with the Sustainable Science Institute helping to organize workshops in Central and South America. Currently her research focuses on the bacterial genetics of virulence in Mycobacterium marinum and Mycobacterium tuberculosis.  

From 2002-2004, she served as Director of the Laboratory of Tuberculosis and Mycology at the Hospital Nacional San Juan de Dios in Guatemala City, Guatemala’s largest public hospital and a visiting professor at the Universidad de San Carlos.



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