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Roi Avraham

Fluorescence microscopy image of Salmonella (green) engulfed by splenic macrophages (red; blue – cell nuclei)

An intriguing subset of immune cells enables bacteria to flourish

Hijacking the Host Defenses Gives Bacteria an Advantage

A metabolic switch in microbe-fighting macrophages signals bacteria to convert them to hotels with amenities 

macrophage and bacteria

An algorithm that predicts the immune response to a pathogen could lead to early diagnosis for such diseases as tuberculosis