Scott M. Landfear, Ph.D.

Scott Landfear

Vice Chair Molecular Microbiology & Immunology 

Graduate Program Memberships



Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
A.M., Ph.D. (Biochemistry). Mentor: Dr. William N. Lipscomb
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
A.B. (Chemistry)

Postdoctoral Training

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health, Mentor: Dyann Wirth
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mentor: Harvey F. Lodish

Landfear Laboratory

Marco Sanchez
Staff Scientist

Education: Ph.D., CINVESTAV, Mexico City, Mexico; A.B., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
Research Interests: Membrane transport proteins in African trypanosomes and Leishmania parasites. Transporters for nucleosides and nucleobases, pyruvate; KHARON1 and trafficking of flagellar membrane proteins in African trypanosomes.
Diana Ortiz-Garcia

Assistant Staff Scientist

Education: Ph.D., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM); A.B., UNAM
Research Interests: Membrane transporters for glucose and for purines in Leishmania and malaria parasites. Drug development against parasitic protozoa, high throughput screening, phenotypic screens, screens for selective inhibitors of essential parasite transporters, inhibitors of parasite electron transport chains.
Felice Kelly

Senior Research Associate

Education: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Post Doctoral Fellow, Microbiology. Mentor: John Boothroyd; Rockefeller University, New York, NY, Ph.D., Biology. Mentor: Paul Nurse; Bradley University, Peoria, IL, BS, Biology & Psychology. Research Mentor: Janet Gehring
Research Interests: Cell biology of eukaryotic pathogens and their interactions with their hosts; the molecular mechanisms that act to establish spatial organization within and between cells.

Hakima Al-Mezewshi

Research Assistant

Stewart Green

Research Assistant II

Quansheng Li

Research Assistant II

Kayla Stalheim

Research Assistant II