International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society
Leaders in Lyme Disease Education and Training

Conference Program

Leona K. Gilbert PhD
Saturday, June 11th, 2016
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM: Plenary Session
Theme 5 - Pleomorphic Forms
Dr. Leona Gilbert is an Associate Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. She supervises various PhD, MSc and BSc students and is extremely active in lecturing undergraduate and graduate courses. Her numerous peer reviewed articles span turning research results into translational value with developing novel delivery vectors that can be used for imaging and biotechnological tools as well as to developing diagnostic lab-on-chip platforms. . Dr. Gilbert's research initiatives into complete diagnostic platform and clinical profiling of patients for tick-borne disease pathogens will allow a better understanding of how chronic conditions could be established with tick-borne pathogen infections.