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Leonor García-Bayona, Ph.D.

Alumni, Strategic partnerships

The García-Bayona lab at Stanford studies the role of mobile genes in the community interactions of the human intestinal microbiota. Leonor grew up in Bogota, Colombia and completed her Chemical Engineering and Microbiology undergraduate studies at the University of the Andes. During her doctoral work in the lab of Michael Laub at MIT, she acquired a strong background in bacterial genetics, physiology, genomics and interbacterial antagonism. She the became a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Laurie Comstock, first at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School and later at the University of Chicago. In the Comstock lab, Leonor trained in intestinal anaerobe microbiology, advanced microscopy and bioinformatics. Leonor is deeply committed to promoting equitable access for all to STEM.

lgarciab-at-stanford.edu

Leonor García-Bayona, Ph.D.
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