Dennis Horvath, Ph.D.

Former Research Assistant in the Skaar Lab

Dennis grew up on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio, and received his B.S. in biology from John Carroll University. He earned his PhD from The Ohio State University in the laboratory of Dr. Sheryl Justice studying the microbial pathogenesis of urinary tract infections. Dennis performed his post-doctoral research on the immune response to H. pylori at Vanderbilt University in the laboratory of Dr. Holly Algood. In the Skaar lab, he worked on a project to develop new photoactivable antibiotics that disrupt heme homeostasis for the treatment of S. aureus infections. Dennis is currently a home educator.