Jamisha Francis

Graduate Student
Microbe-Host Interactions Graduate Program

I hail from the wonderful island of St. Thomas part of the US Virgin Islands. I earned my degree in biology with a minor in psychology from the University of the Virgin Islands. As an undergrad, I worked in Dr. Jennifer Robinson lab on Stegastes adustus erythrocytes infected with Haemohormidium-like apicomplexan parasites.

Awards and Honors:

OBGAPS Social Chair

Research Information

In the Gaddy Lab we study how transition metals affect bacterial pathogenesis. My focus in the lab is to study the effects that zinc has on GBS pathogenesis.