Natasha is a physician scientist with a focus on sickle-cell disease.
Usheer is interested in understanding the interactions between parasites and host red blood cells that are involved in the process of invasion and is currently working to identify host receptors of P. vivax using host genetic and proteomic approaches. When not in the lab, Usheer enjoys spending as much time outdoors, running, hiking and occasionally even gardening.
Jacob is a research associate in the Duraisingh and Neafsey labs. His background is in computational evolutionary genetics across numerous species including snails, strawberries, frogs, and humans. At HSPH he is joining the malaria research community, examining genomics of hosts and parasites. In his spare time Jacob likes to bike, play the piano, and share his love of science on the internet.