Faculty Director, PhD Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health Diseases: Malaria Research: Interactions between mosquito reproductive biology and development of Plasmodium parasites; Generation of novel strategies to block malaria transmission.
Diseases: Cancer, Acute and Chronic Lung Disease, Birth Outcomes and Development, Metabolic Disorder Research: Studying the impact of exposures to various pollutants on health and the interactions between host factors and environmental exposures in producing acute and chronic diseases.
Diseases: SARS-CoV-2 Research: Utilizing viral immunology expertise to propel novel vaccine development for pandemic preparedness.
Diseases: Malaria Research: Molecular mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of human malaria.
Diseases: Tuberculosis Research: Secretion and pathogenesis in M. tuberculosis.
Diseases: Colon Cancer, Inflammatory bowel diseases Research: Microbiota and immune function in health and disease states.
Diseases: Genital Herpes Research: The impact of the host microbiome on immune responses to infectious pathogens.
Diseases: Gonorrhea, Dengue virus, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Staphylococcus aureus Research: How pathogens evolve and spread through populations using a combination and experimental methods.
Diseases: Asthma Research: Using computational and machine learning approaches to analyze single-cell genomics data in order to investigate the differential impact of environmental exposures, particularly the household allergens mold and dust mites, on rare airway cell types which triggers chronic lung inflammation and asthma.
Diseases: Diabetes, Insulin resistance, Obesity, Atherosclerosis Research: Regulatory pathways which control energy metabolism.