Assoc. Prof. Victor Torres

Victor received his B.S. in Industrial Microbiology from University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez campus and his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology from Vanderbilt University in the laboratory of Dr. Timothy Cover. Victor's current research focuses on understanding the staphylococcal pathways involved in responding to host molecules. In January 2009, Victor began a tenure-track appointment as Associate Professor of Microbiology at New York University School of Medicine.