Volunteer: Rachel Burckhardt

Rachel Burckhardt received her PhD in Microbiology from the University of Georgia, USA. Her research focused on understanding the physiological role of acetyltransferase enzymes in various Gram-positive bacteria. She used a combination of genetic and biochemical techniques to elucidate how the chemical modification acetylation regulates acetate metabolism in Staphylococcus aureus. Burckhardt enjoys mentoring and science outreach in her spare time.

Twitter: @RMBurckhardt
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rmburckhardt/
Orcid: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6290-2534

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