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Ellen Yeh

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology
M.D. and Ph.D. in Biophysics (Harvard University) 
Joint with Department of Pathology

My research focuses on the apicoplast, a prokaryotically-derived plastid organelle unique to Plasmodium (and other pathogenic Apicomplexa parasites) and a key anti-malarial drug target. My laboratory's goal is to elucidate apicoplast biology, function, and role in pathogenesis with the ultimate goal of realizing the potential of the apicoplast as a therapeutic target.

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