Faculty Advisor

Farny, Natalie

Abstract

Lyme disease is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a spirochete that infects across phyla from ticks to humans. BadR and Hbb are transcriptional repressors that are involved in transitioning the spirochete for survival in mammals, however their targets are largely unknown. We created a reporter system to screen candidate promoters for regulation by BadR and

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2018

Major

Biology and Biotechnology

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

BIO

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