Natalia A. Kozak-Muiznieks, PhD

  • Have served as the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention Legionellosis Laboratory Outbreak Response Coordinator since 2008, investigating over 40 outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease and Pontiac fever
  • Earned PhD in Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics at University of California, Los Angeles, CA in 2006 and was awarded one of six ASM/NCIRD Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Author of numerous articles on sequence based typing, molecular epidemiology and genomics of Legionella