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Dr Catherine Tsai

Catherine completed her PhD in 2015 at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, University of Auckland, under the supervision of Associate Professor Thomas Proft. Her PhD project focused on the functional analysis of a unique type of Group A Streptococcus pilus. Upon graduation, she continued as a postdoc in the Proft Lab, working on an innovative peptide vaccine strategy utilising the pilus structure.   Catherine loves people, animals, science, and the nature. She spends her free time tramping, running, doing yoga, eating delicious foods with her husband and playing silly games with her baby daughter.