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Kathryn M. Frietze, PhD

Assistant Professor

BS, Biological Sciences, Central Washington University, 2004
PhD, Biomedical Sciences, University of New Mexico, 2010
Graduate Certificate in University Science Teaching, University of New Mexico, 2010

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. I am currently a KL2 Scholar in the UNM Clinical and Translational Science Center. My research interests are in understanding antibody responses to chronic and infectious diseases and developing novel vaccine strategies. I have a strong interest in increasing the representation of women and underrepresented minority groups in science. Trainees in my lab are part of a team that values diversity, hard work, humor, and collaboration. 

Here is an interview with Explora, our local children's science museum, discussing my path to being a scientist.

Kathryn M. Frietze, PhD: Project
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