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Selin Somersan-Karakaya

Assistant professor of Medicine

Weill Cornell Medical - New York City

Interests: Dendritic Cells, Host-Pathogen Interaction, Host-Pathogen Response, Macrophages, Mycobacteria, Nitrosative Stress, Oxidative Stress


Characterize host and bacterial pathways that are important in Mycobacterium tuberculosis survival in the host and identify targets whose inhibition will render Mtb more susceptible to host defenses.