50th World Congress on Microbiology
University of Rijeka, Faculty of Medicine, Croatia
Ina Kelava is a young scientist and third-year PhD Student at the Department of Microbiology and Parasitology at the University of Rijeka, Faculty of Medicine. Her PhD work is related to exploring the intracellular lifestyle of Francisella tularensis within different phagocytic and nonphagocytic cells, focusing on the mechanism of autophagy on F. tularensis. She performs in vitro experiments with cell cultures, as well as in vivo experiments on mice using laboratory technics as PCR, q RT-PCR, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, and flow cytometry analyses. She has already published 4 papers.