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Prashanth Francis

Francis Entry Year: 2007
Currently: G4
Email Address: pfrancis@medicine.tamhsc.edu
Undergraduate: Baylor University; BS Biochemistry; B.S. Biology
Graduate Degree: Biochemistry and Structural Biology Track at IBT
Laboratory: Magnus Hook
Research Interests: Protein-Extracellular Matrix Interactions
Thesis: "Identification and Characterization of Ligands Binding to the Sdr family of Staphylococcus Surface Proteins"

 

Abstracts and Presentations:

  • MP Francis, V Vazquez, G Vannakambadi, M Höök. “Sequence changes in the isoforms of Staphylococcal MSCRAMMs Bbp/SdrE affect ligand specificity.” eCM XII: Implant Infection; Davos, Switzerland; 2011
  • MP Francis, V Vazquez, G Vannakambadi, M Höök. “Variations within the isoforms of Staphylococcal MSCRAMMs Bbp/SdrE alter fibrinogen affinity.” 26th Annual MD/PhD Student Conference; Keystone, Colorado; 2011