|Schedule An Appointment||Clinical Office Address|
Dr. Barker is interested in mycobacterial pathogenesis and improving early diagnosis of emerging pathogens in this area. He wants to lead the field in mass spectrometry in the clinical microbiology laboratory. In particular, rapid identification and classification of difficult pathogens for a fraction of the cost.
Dr. Barker’s lab researches Mycobacterium abscessus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa pathogenesis. He is interested in identifying unknown, unclassified virulence factors that contribute to pathogenesis. He also is interested in the biochemistry of gamma interferon inducible lysosomal thiol reductase (GILT) in collaboration Dr. Peter Jensen.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Pathology - Assistant Professor
|Academic Divisions||Clinical Pathology
|Board Certification||American Board of Medical Microbiology