Natalia Malachowa, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist

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Ph.D., Biochemistry, 2008, Jagiellonian University, Krakow Poland

M.Sc., Biology, Molecular Biology specialization, 2003 Jagiellonian University, Krakow Poland

Languages Spoken: Polish, Russian, German


As a graduate student Dr. Malachowa identified new virulence factors involved in the pathogenesis of infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus. Then she joined Dr. DeLeo lab, as a postdoctoral trainee, at the NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratories to focus on innate immunity and infectious diseases. Dr. Malachowa remained at RML and began her employment as a Staff Scientist in 2015. She plays a crucial role leading critical research on emerging bacterial infections of global concern.