Jennifer L Tenor, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medicine
Campus mail 303 Research Drive, 337/ Sands Bldg, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6276
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Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of Basel, 2003
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1998


Tenor, J. L. “Report from the 8th International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis (ICCC 2011): Charleston, SC, USA, 1-5 May 2011.” In Journal of Invasive Fungal Infections, 5:60–62, 2011.


Lee, Anthony, Dena L. Toffaletti, Jennifer Tenor, Erik J. Soderblom, J Will Thompson, M Arthur Moseley, Michael Price, and John R. Perfect. “Survival defects of Cryptococcus neoformans mutants exposed to human cerebrospinal fluid result in attenuated virulence in an experimental model of meningitis..” Infect Immun 78, no. 10 (October 2010): 4213–25.

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Bolz, Devin D., Jennifer L. Tenor, and Alejandro Aballay. “A conserved PMK-1/p38 MAPK is required in caenorhabditis elegans tissue-specific immune response to Yersinia pestis infection..” J Biol Chem 285, no. 14 (April 2, 2010): 10832–40.

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Tenor, Jennifer L., and Alejandro Aballay. “A conserved Toll-like receptor is required for Caenorhabditis elegans innate immunity..” Embo Rep 9, no. 1 (January 2008): 103–9.

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Tenor, Jennifer L., Beth A. McCormick, Frederick M. Ausubel, and Alejandro Aballay. “Caenorhabditis elegans-based screen identifies Salmonella virulence factors required for conserved host-pathogen interactions..” Curr Biol 14, no. 11 (June 8, 2004): 1018–24.

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