Sarah E. Hobdey, Ph.D.
Dr. Hobdey is an Assistant Research Scientist at the Boise VA Medical Center. With a background in protein biochemistry and molecular biology, she has developed expertise in protein expression, purification and structure-function characterization for application to diverse scientific disciplines. Her current research is centered on bacterial toxin production related to current antibiotic treatments. This research explores the possibilities of novel therapies for the treatment of toxic bacterial infections utilizing adaptive immunity-derived neutralizing antibodies in conjunction with traditional antibiotics.