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David Andes Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, USA
2 protocols

Karen Marchillo Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, USA
1 protocol
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Fanglian He Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, USA
205 protocols

Heather T. Taff
  • Resident Physician in Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Comer Children's Hospital
Research focus
  • Microbiology
Contributions
  • 2 Author merit
  • 1 Reviewer merit

Education

MD/PhD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2016

Lab information

Earned a PhD in the lab of Dr. David Andes at the University of Wisconsin.

2 Protocols published
Preparation of Candida albicans Biofilms Using an in vivo Rat Central Venous Catheter Model
Authors:  Heather T. Taff, Karen Marchillo and David R. Andes, date: 07/20/2013, view: 3136, Q&A: 0
In vivo biofilms grown on medical devices are necessary to understand the interactions of the fungal biofilm and the host environment in which it is most commonly found. This protocol describes a way to grow Candida albicans ...
Preparation of Candida albicans Biofilms for Transmission Electron Microscopy
Authors:  Heather T. Taff and David R. Andes, date: 07/20/2013, view: 4495, Q&A: 0
Transmission Electron Microscopy is a form of microscopy that allows for imaging of distinct portions of an individual cell. For Candida albicans biofilms, it is often used to visualize the cell walls of fixed samples of yeast and hyphae. ...
1 Protocol reviewed
In vitro Analysis for Macrophage Binding and Pro-inflammatory Responses to Candida albicans
Author:  Mohlopheni J. Marakalala, date: 05/05/2014, view: 3083, Q&A: 0
Macrophage recognition of Candida albicans (C. albicans) is facilitated by pattern recognition receptors that interact with the fungal pathogen associated molecular patterns (PAMPs). Dectin-1 is the major macrophage receptor that ...
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