Esther Elizabeth Brintzenhoff Associate Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology


Shipra Vaishnava is an assistant professor in the department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Brown University. She studies how we maintain peaceful relations with 100 trillion bacteria in our intestine.​ Her lab uses unique in-vivo​tools such as germ-free mouse models in combination with a broad array of genetic, cell biological and biochemical approaches to explore the interactions between intestinal bacteria and our immune system. Dr. Vaishnava completed a PhD at the University of Georgia and a post-doctoral fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center before coming to Brown. 

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