Dr Leenah Alaalm

Leenah AlaalmLeenah joined the lab in October 2014 to study Hsp90/Cdc37 chaperone – kinase interactions in the fungal pathogen of humans, Candida albicans. She earned a bachelor degree in clinical laboratory sciences from King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. After gaining experience in clinical microbiology laboratory Leenah decided to do her PhD with Pete Sudbery on the fungal pathogen of humans C. albicans. In 2013, she received her PhD from the University of Sheffield where she investigated the molecular mechanisms by which the repression of the hyphal repressor Nrg1 is released.

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