WHO'S NEW AT UCLA
Position: Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics
Background: Missiakas received her bachelor's degree in biochemistry at the University of Science in Montpellier, France, in 1987, and her Ph.D. in enzymology from the University of Paris XI in 1991. From 1993-1995, she served as maitre assistante at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
Before UCLA: Principal investigator at the Centre National de la Recherche Francaise of Marseilles, France.
Quote: "I enjoy working at UCLA because of the large variety of research and teaching programs. Moreover, the campus is just beautiful!"