Institute of Molecular Infection Biology, JMU Würzburg

Cynthia Sharma

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Cynthia Sharma is a full professor at the Institute of Molecular Infection Biology at JMU Würzburg. She studied Biology and obtained her PhD in bacterial RNA biology at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin (MPIIB). After short postdoctoral work at MPIIB and the National Institutes of Health (USA), she joined the Research Center for Infectious Diseases (ZINF) in Würzburg as a junior group leader in 2010. Since 2017 she is the Chair of Molecular Infection Biology II and ZINF spokesperson since 2018. Her lab studies gene regulation and CRISPR-Cas systems in bacterial pathogens.

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