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  • Benedikt Geier

    Benedikt Geier

    Postdoctoral Scholar, Infectious Diseases

    BioB.Sc. Biology, Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU), Munich/Germany (2013)
    M.Sc. Biology and bioimaging, Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU), Munich/Germany (2015)
    Ph.D., Animal-Microbe Symbioses, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen/Germany (2020)

    Benedikt joined the Amieva Lab from Germany in 2022. During his B.Sc. and M.Sc. programs in zoology, he became fascinated with 3D imaging approaches to study small animal microanatomy. He spent his PhD developing in situ imaging approaches to study deep-sea symbioses and fell in love with studying host-microbe interactions. In the Amieva Lab, Benedikt will advance his previously developed correlative chemical imaging techniques to resolve metabolic and cellular interactions that drive H. pylori pathogenesis in the gastric glands.