Shannon Allen Whiles, WSU
Vet Microbiology & Pathology
Shannon works in Tom Kawula’s lab in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health Immunology and Infectious Diseases. Her research focuses on understanding the mechanisms which deadly pathogens employ to evade immune detection and cause disease as is being studied by the Bedford Lab. She studies a bacterium called Francisella tularensis, which causes the disease tularemia, also known as rabbit fever. Shannon Allen Whiles is the Aven Foundation ARCS Endowed Fellow (5th).