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Ms. Nancy ElChaar

Degree(s): Honours Life Sciences Undergraduate Degree

Job Title: Master’s student

Department: Medicine

Institution: McMaster University
101 Sanford Ave N.
Hamilton, Ontario L8L 5Z1

Contact Information

Email: elchaarn@mcmaster.ca
Work Phone: 6479863585
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Personal Website:

Research Profile

Section Affiliation: Infections and Immunity

Research Interest:

I am interested in exploring the role that the upper respiratory tract microbiome plays in the susceptibility to respiratory infections. This includes characterizing the upper respiratory tract microbiota and looking for protective features of commensal microbes against Streptococcus Pneumoniae colonization.

Keywords: Upper respiratory tract, Colonization resistance, Antimicrobial peptides, S. pneumoniae