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 David Gondek Biology David Gondek
Host-pathogen interactions, new and emerging diseases, cellular and molecular biology


An assistant professor in the Department of Biology, Gondek can discuss type three secretion and host-pathogen interactions — a common mechanism of bacterial subversion of a host cell.

Gondek’s current research is on the host-pathogen interactions of the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis.

Research Focus

  • Type three secretion and host-pathogen interactions
  • Host-pathogen interactions of chlamydia trachomatis

Mentions in the Media

  • CNY Central, “Ebola Outbreak: Could it Spread to the U.S.?”

Faculty Page for David Gondek


Ph.D., Dartmouth College

Immunology, 2007

B.S., State University of New York-Geneseo

Dual major: Biology and biochemistry, 2001

Teaching certification in middle/high school biology