Gack Lab

Rebecca Reis

Rebecca Reis

Graduate Student

Rebecca graduated from Saint Mary’s College in 2016 where she majored in Cellular and Molecular Biology. As an undergraduate student, she studied how ion channel inhibitors reduce Streptolysin S-dependent cytotoxicity in Group A Streptococcal infection of human keratinocytes in Dr. Shaun Lee’s lab. Rebecca began her graduate studies in the Committee on Microbiology program at the University of Chicago in the fall of 2016 and joined the Gack Lab at the beginning of the summer 2017. Her current research focuses on the regulation of innate immunity by host enzymes.

Email: rreis@uchicago.edu