Aimee is an early career researcher, currently supported by a research training fellowship provided by the Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation. She is currently part of the Seib group and works at the Institute for Glycomics at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. Her work focuses on the emerging otopathogen Moraxella catarrhalis and its mechanisms of virulence, as well as aspects of epigenetic regulation by phase variable methyltransferease proteins in M. catarrhalis and N. meningitidis. Aimee also has interests in the field of bacterial regulation, and how mechanisms of regulation contributed to the development, spread and evolution of pathogenesis. She attained her PhD the University of Melbourne, where she studied under the supervision of Ji Yang and Roy Robins-Browne, and has been a member of ASM for 10 years.
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