Associate Professor (P)
Dr. Mamie T. Coats obtained her B.S. degree in Biochemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana. She obtained a Ph.D. in Microbiology for the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama. She remained at UAB for her post-doctoral studies.
Dr. Coats’ research focuses on pneumococcal biofilms and animal models of pneumococcal disease relevant to children.
Streptococcus pneumoniae remains a major causative agent of community-acquired pneumonia, ...