Kathryn Pflughoeft

Kathryn Pflughoeft is a Research Scientist at DxDiscovery with expertise in proteomics, microbial genetics, and host:microbe interactions. Her research has been concentrated on proteomic analysis of complex samples and the identification of microbial biomarkers of disease. In addition, Dr. Pflughoeft has a strong interest in the development of specific Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs), using isothermal technologies, for the detection of infectious diseases in low-and middle-income countries. She earned her PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston.