Karen A. Lacourciere, Ph.D.

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Karen Lacourciere serves as a Program Officer in NIH/NIAID in the Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases section of the Respiratory Diseases Branch. She oversees a portfolio of grants and contracts that conduct research on tuberculosis, leprosy and non-tuberculosis mycobacteria, including systems biology and other “omics” approaches, early stage drug discovery and mechanisms of drug resistance, tuberculosis diagnostic development and similar topics. Dr. Lacourciere received her B.S. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Massachusetts and her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Johns Hopkins University.