Shawna Mccallin

Shawna McCallin is doing her doctoral studies in Philippe Moreillon’s lab at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Raised in Amish country of Lancaster,Pennsylvania, she originally moved to Switzerland as an au pair to work on her French, but fell in love with the mountains and just never left. After her masters in medical biology in phage lysins, she went to work under the supervision of Harald Brüssow on the metagenomics of Russian phage cocktails & the Bangladesh trial of using phages for the treatment of E. coli diarrhea. She is continuing part of this work with characterizing novel groups of phages in different Russian cocktails and will be doing the microbial evaluation of clinical samples from the upcoming PhagoBurn trial (http://www.phagoburn.eu/).

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