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Asiya Gusa, Ph.D.

Asiya Gusa, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral scholar, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Asiya Gusa, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral scholar in the Molecular Genetics and Microbiology (MGM) program in the Duke School of Medicine where she studies genetics in the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus. She has always been interested in how disease-causing microorganisms respond to environmental signals. Asiya received her graduate degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA and undergraduate degree in Microbiology from Miami University in Oxford, OH. When she is not in the lab, Asiya spends time with her husband and two children. She loves meeting up with friends, traveling, trying new restaurants in the area and experimenting with recipes.