Jutamas Shaughnessy, PhD

Research Focus: The immunology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

  • The role of complement regulatory proteins in the pathogenesis of N. gonorrhoeae.
  • Advance development of a peptide vaccine candidate that mimics an oligosaccharide epitope located as part of gonococcal lipooligosaccharide (LOS)
  • Develop novel therapies against N. gonorrhoeae which has become resistant to almost every conventional antibiotic.

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