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Robert J Bastidas

Assistant Research Professor in Integrative Immunobiology
Integrative Immunobiology
4200 MSRB III, Box 3580, Durham, NC 27710
4200 MSRB III Box 3580, 3 Genome Court, Durham, NC 27710


Robert Bastidas is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Integrative Immunobiology at Duke University, where his primary research focuses on host-pathogen interactions. Dr. Bastidas employs Chlamydia trachomatis as a model system for understanding the mechanisms enabling intracellular bacterial pathogens to thrive within human cells. In addition, his recent interests extend to investigating how infections by bacterial pathogens contribute to the shaping of human immune responses. Dr. Bastidas also holds the position of Associate Editor for Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Research Professor in Integrative Immunobiology · 2023 - Present Integrative Immunobiology, Basic Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

Duke University · 2009 Ph.D.