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Allison Rice-Ficht

Professor-Joint Appointment

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Department: VTPB

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Education

  • Ph.D. Microbiology, Vanderbilt University 1980
  • B.S. Microbiology, Auburn University 1975

Scholarly Interests

Microencapsulation research and vaccine delivery vehicles; use of proteins and protein composites in controlled release for vaccines and pharmaceuticals. Mechanisms of protein folding directed by alpha crystallins and other small heat shock proteins. Mechanisms of genetic polymorphism and diversity among Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis isolates; innate immunity and host gene expression in response to paratuberculosis infection.