Meredith Wright is a PhD Candidate at Weill Cornell Graduate School for Medical Sciences, in the Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis department. She studies Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium which causes the respiratory disease tuberculosis, under the direction of Sabine Ehrt. She loves reading about all scientific disciplines, and in her free time likes to explore NYC with her camera.
“Tuberculosis is still a thing? Didn’t we cure that already?” If you are studying tuberculosis (TB) for your graduate/postdoc career in the United States, you’ve very likely heard sentiments like this before. For me, these