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Leila Reyes Ruiz, Ph.D.

Microbiology & Immunology


University of Chicago – Genomics and Systems Biology


Rita Tamayo, Ph.D.


Dr. Reyes Ruiz is Assistant Professor of Biology at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC.


Spring 2022 Developmental Biology – UNC Pembroke

Fall 2022 Principles of Biology – UNC Pembroke


Reyes Ruiz LM, King KA, Agosto-Burgos C, Gamez IS, Gadda NC, Garrett EM, Tamayo R. Coordinated modulation of multiple processes through phase variation of a c-di-GMP phosphodiesterase in Clostridioides difficile. PLoS Pathog. 2022 Jul 5;18(7):e1010677. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010677. PMID: 35789350; PMCID: PMC9286219.

Reyes Ruiz LM– Williams CL- Tamayo R. Enhancing bacterial survival through phenotypic heterogeneity.. PLoS pathogens. 2020 May;16(5):e1008439. 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008439. 32437427. pmc-id: PMC7241687;.