Catherine A. Wakeman, Ph.D.

Former Postdoctoral Researcher in Skaar Lab

Catherine, a Louisiana native, received her B.S. in Biology from Louisiana Tech University in 2004. Shortly thereafter, she attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center as a Ph.D. student where she studied metal-sensing regulatory RNAs under the tutelage of Dr. Wade Winkler. Catherine's project focused on understanding the metabolic pathways involved in heme toxicity and the study of potential small RNAs involved in heme and iron acquisition in S. aureus. Catherine is currently an Associate Professor at Texas Tech University.

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