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  Ms. Fahmi Hasan Fahmi Hasan  
 
US Training at Einstein: Dec. 2007 - Aug. 2008
Position: Visiting Fellow
Home Country: India
Position in Home Country: Graduate Student, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India
India Mentor: Dr. Immaculata Xess
US Host Lab Mentor: Dr. Bettina Fries
Current Position: Graduate Student, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India
 
 

Ms. Hasan's research project was aimed at "Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Candida species". The collaborative research that Ms. Fahmi conducted with Dr. Bettina Fries as the US mentor, led to three publications including one first author, one middle author and one review. After defending her thesis she is planning to work as post doctorate fellow.

Publication from AITRP research:
  1. Jain, N, Hasan, F. and Fries, B. C. (2008) Phenotypic switching in fungi. Current Fungal Infection Report 2:180-188.
  2. F. Hasan, I. Xess, X. Wang, N. Jain, B. Fries (2009) Biofilm formation in clinical Candida isolates and its association with virulence. Microbes and Infection 11:753-61. Epub 2009 May 4.
  3. N. Jain, E. Cook, I. Xess, F. Hasan, D. Fries and Bettina C. Fries (2009) Isolation and characterization of senescent C. neoformans and its implications for phenotypic switching and the pathogenesis of chronic cryptococcosis. Eukaryot Cell 8:858-66. Epub 2009 May 1
 

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