Martha Zepeda Rivera, PhD

Dr. Martha Zepeda Rivera PhD
Staff Scientist

Martha Zepeda Rivera, PhD

Staff Scientist
Johnston Lab, Fred Hutch

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Research focus includes characterizing tumor-associated microbial communities and analyzing the genomic diversity across isolates to identify disease-relevant genes/strains.


Harvard University, 2018, PhD (Biochemistry)

Harvard University, 2014, AM (Biology)

University of Washington, 2012, BS (Biochemistry)

University of Washington, 2012, BS (Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology)

Research Interests

Tumor-associated microbial communities

Impact of bacterial presence on health and patient response

Parsing the genomic diversity of bacterial species to identify disease-relevant genes/strains (pangenomic analysis)

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