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Alexander Horswill, Ph.D.

​Professor of Immunology & Microbiology


12800 E. 19th Ave., RC1N-9101
Mail Stop 8333, Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: 303-724-3534
E-mail: alexander.horswill@ucdenver.edu

​Dr. Alexander Horswill earned his PhD in 2001 from the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  His thesis research focused on Salmonella typhimurium short-chain fatty acid metabolism in the laboratory of Dr. Jorge Escalante-Semerena.  From 2001-2005, Dr. Horswill was a Damon-Runyon post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Stephen Benkovic in the Department of Chemistry at Penn State University.   His research focused on protein engineering methods, more specifically on the use of inteins to cyclize peptides for identifying small-molecule modulators.

From 2005-2017, Dr. Horswill was a faculty member in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Iowa.  In July 2017, the Horswill laboratory relocated to the Dept. of Immunology & Microbiology at the Univ. of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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