Volunteer: Elena Perrin

Elena Perrin is from Florence in Italy.  She gained her PhD in Genetic and Microbiology and Bioinformatics sciences in 2014 at the University of Florence. Actually, she is a Post-doc researcher at the Department of Biology of the University of Florence. Her research work is mainly focused on antibiotic resistance associated with RND efflux pumps in Burkholderia cepacia complex species, a group of pathogens that can cause lethal infections in Cystic Fibrosis patients. Recently, she started to work also on bacteria isolated from Antarctica.

Twitter: @Elena_Perrin_84

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