University of New Haven professor’s research focuses on ‘horrible’ Lyme disease - Mark Zaretsky - New Haven Register

Professor Eva Sapi works on slime-like biofilms where Borrelia bacteria can hide during antibiotic treatment.

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After professor Eva Sapi was diagnosed with Lyme disease she changed the course of her professional life and now works on Borrelia burgdorferi biofilm formation.

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Elisabeth M. Bik

Science Editor, uBiome

After receiving my PhD at Utrecht University in The Netherlands, I worked at the Dutch National Institute for Health and the St. Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein. From 2001-2016 I worked in the laboratory of David Relman at Stanford University, where I have worked on the characterization of human oral, gastric, and intestinal microbiotas, and that of marine mammals. In 2016 I joined uBiome where we allow citizen scientists to sequence their microbiome. I also run Microbiome Digest, www.microbiomedigest.com, an almost daily compilation of scientific papers in the rapidly growing microbiome field, tweet on Twitter as @MicrobiomDigest, and scan published papers for image manipulation.

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