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Caitlin Pepperell

Caitlin Pepperell

Expert on tuberculosis, ecology and evolution of infectious diseases

Assistant professor, medicine (infectious diseases), medical microbiology, immunology School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-262-5983 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @Pepperell_lab


  • Bacterial evolution
  • Bacterial genomics
  • Ecology of tuberculosis
  • Evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis


  • Award-winning infectious diseases clinician
  • PhD trainer in microbiology, genetics, cellular and molecular pathology
  • Author of a high profile study of the spread of M.tuberculosis via the Canadian fur trade (PNAS)
  • New investigator with continuous NIH funding for the past 7 years