Undergraduate education

Truman State, BS, 2000

Years in MSTP

2000-2009

PhD

Medical microbiology and immunology, 2007

Mentor

Rodney Welch, PhD

Thesis title

Characterization of the Interaction Between StcE and C1 Esterase Inhibitor

Residency

Pathology, University of Michigan, 2009-2013

Fellowship

Surgical pathology, University of Michigan, 2013-2014

Breast/GYN surgical pathology, University of Michigan, 2014-2015

Current position

Assistant professor, Department of Pathology, Oakland University, William Beaumont School of Medicine

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PhD publications

Walters LL, Raterman EL, Grys TE, Welch RA. Atypical Shigella boydii 13 encodes virulence factors seen in attaching and effacing Escherichia coli. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2012 Mar;328(1):20-5. PMID: 22126649.

Grys TE, Walters LL, Welch RA. Characterization of the StcE protease activity of Escherichia coli O157:H7. J Bacteriol. 2006 Jul;188(13):4646-53. PMID: 16788173; PMCID: PMC1482996.