Lauren Logsdon


(813) 257-3930



401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

FSO 109

Meet Lauren Logsdon

Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology


1997 Trinity College, B.S.
2006 Tufts University School of Medicine, Ph.D.

Courses Taught:

Microbiology for Allied Health
General Biology I
Biological Science

Career Specialties:

Lauren Logsdon's interest is in the interactions between bacteria and their hosts, and how these lead to disease in some cases and a commensal relationship in others.

Professional and Community Activities:

Logsdon has studied the host pathogen relationship of the toxin producing pathogens, Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and Streptococcus pyogenes. Her interest is in identifying which toxins are involved in each step of infection and how each affects different cell types at different stages of infection.

Honors and Awards:

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Research Fellowship Award at Children's Hospital Boston
Norman and Susan Krinsky Excellence in Teaching - Honorable Mention at Tufts University School of Medicine