Caroline E. Cameron
Dr. Caroline Cameron is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Victoria in Victoria BC, Canada, Chair of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee within the Department, and an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, USA. She is Past-President of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) and chaired the 2019 STI & HIV World Congress held in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She is internationally funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Caroline’s research program focuses upon the identification and characterization of molecules that are central to the pathogenesis of the spirochetes Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum (causative agent of syphilis) and Leptospira spp (causative agent of leptospirosis), with the ultimate goal of translating these research discoveries into vaccine candidates and novel diagnostic assays.