Garima Kumar, Ph.D. 

Position: Post Doctoral Fellow

About: Originally from India, Garima completed her Ph.D. from The University of Alabama in 2015. Her graduate work involved investigated structure-function relationships in an enzyme superfamily using various biochemical and bioinformatic tools. Garima joined the Brown Lab in 2016. Outside of the lab, she enjoys cooking, dancing, and, reading.


Research Interest: Garima currently works on screening natural product libraries to identify novel compounds that could affect the permeability of the cell membrane of gram-negative bacteria. These compounds can putatively be used potentiate gram-positive antibiotics in gram-negative bacteria.