Julie Theriot

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Julie Theriot
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Born 1967
Nationality American
Fields microbiology
Institutions Stanford University School of Medicine
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California, San Francisco
Notable awards MacArthur Fellows Program

Julie A. Theriot (born 1967) is a microbiologist, professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine,[1] and heads the Theriot Lab.[2] She was a Predoctoral Fellow, and Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.[3] She was a fellow at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.[4]

She graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Biology and Physics in 1988, and from the University of California, San Francisco, with a Ph.D. in Cell Biology in 1993. Her work has investigated bacterial infections, such as Shigella, and Listeria.[5]

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  • "Mechanism for cell shapeliness decoded from fish scales", Nature 453, xi (22 May 2008) [6]

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