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Our laboratory studies Borrelia spirochetes, the bacteria causing Lyme disease and relapsing fever. In particular, we are interested in defining the underlying mechanisms governing the deployment of the bacteria's main virulence factors, as well as their interactions with their mammalian hosts.

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-The Zückert Lab.

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 3029
Kansas City, KS 66160
PHONE: 913-588-7012
FAX: 913-588-7295