Brenda Molgora

Research project:

Brenda is analyzing the surface proteome of adherent and less adherent strains of Trichomonas vaginalis to uncover key players in the parasite’s attachment to host cells.


Complete genome sequence of hypervirulent and outbreak-associated Acinetobacter baumannii strain LAC-4: epidemiology, resistance genetic determinants and potential virulence factors. Ou HY, Kuang SN, He X, Molgora BM, Ewing PJ, Deng Z, Osby M, Chen W, Xu HH. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 2;5:8643. doi: 10.1038/srep08643.

Leukocyte Lysis and Cytokine Induction by the Human Sexually Transmitted Parasite Trichomonas vaginalis. Mercer F, Diala FG, Chen YP, Molgora BM, Ng SH, Johnson PJ. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Aug 16;10(8):e0004913. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004913. eCollection 2016 Aug.