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School of the Biological Sciences


Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Department of Biochemistry 

Theme Lead, Infection and Immunity

Jeanne Salje studies the fundamental biology of obligate intracellular bacteria with a particular focus on Orientia tsutsugamushi, the causative agent of the life-threatening human disease scrub typhus that is endemic in many parts of Asia. Learn more. 


Research Areas

Animal-microbe interactions
Host-pathogen cell biology
Bacterial cell biology
Obligate intracellular bacteria


Light microscopy
Electron microscopy
Cell biology techniques
Comparative genomics

Areas for Collaboration

Arthropod research
Bacterial cell biology


Research Theme