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Perez and the Quorum Sensing lab

at Benedictine University, Lisle Campus

About our research 

Our research aims to understand how quorum sensing pathways function in commensal organisms of the human gastrointestinal and vaginal tract.

What a PI's work looks like at a primarily undergraduate institution


Our student-focused instruction aims to promote diversity and inclusion within biology courses for undergraduate and graduate students. 


Our research provides students the opportunity to develop skills in molecular biology and microbiology. 

Service and resources

Alongside Benedictine faculty, we seek to promote biological sciences to students of all ages. Look for us at many STEM events throughout the Chicago/suburbs area.

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5600 College Rd Birck 334, Lisle, IL


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