Amanda Walz

Research Associate III Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology

B230 Micro

(970) 491-1628

About Amanda

Undergraduate Thesis: HIV-1 inhibition through protease autoprocessing Graduate Thesis: Spectinamides display increased antitubercular activity for a new clinical treatment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection


BS Biochemistry, Colorado State University, 2016MS Microbiology, Colorado State University, 2017


Walz A, Lukka PB, Pearce C, et al. Sterilization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infected samples using methanol preserves anti-tuberculosis drugs for subsequent pharmacological testing studies. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2019;117:52-55. doi:10.1016/ C, Ruth MM, Pennings LJ, et al. Inhaled tigecycline is effective against Mycobacterium abscessus in vitro and in vivo. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2020;75(7):1889-1894. doi:10.1093/jac/dkaa110