Assistant Professor of Genetics and Biochemistry
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Cheryl Ingram-Smith is an assistant professor of genetics and biochemistry. She teaches courses in biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology. Her research is focusing on the biochemistry and physiological roles of the metabolic enzymes ADP-forming acetyl-CoA synthetase and acetate kinase in eukaryotic microbial pathogens.
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Cheryl’s research focus is on the role of glycolysis in growth and infection in Entamoeba histolytica. This eukaryotic pathogen is the causative agent of ameobic dysentery and infects 500 million people annually resulting in an estimated 50 million cases of invasive disease and approximately 100,000 deaths.
Pathogens, Infectious Disease