Drew presented a poster about his research entitled "Characterization of the LITAF-like gene family in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae" at the McNair Research Symposium on April 13th, 2016. Good job Drew!
Ryan received the 2016 Faculty Mentor of the Year Award for his role as Drew's mentor in the McNair Program. Thanks for the nomination Drew! Now I have some fancy hardware to decorate my office!
Rebekah gave a great oral presentation of her research entitled "Effects of Insect Hormones on the Mosquito Immune Response" at the 3rd Annual Graduate & Professional Students' Research Conference held at Iowa State University on April 12th, 2016. Great job Rebekah! Read more about Rebekah presents at the 3rd Annual Graduate & Professional Students' Research Conference
Congratulations to Rebekah on her National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
She was among the 2,000 awardees out of 13,000 applications, and one of 6 from Iowa State. Great job! Read more about Rebekah awarded prestigious NSF GFRP!!
Iowa State mosquito researchers talk Zika virus
Multiple members of the lab headed to Baltimore to attend ASTMH and present their work. Ryan presented on our recent findings regarding WNV transmission, while Hyeogsun talked about the effect of hemocyte depletion on malaria parasite survival. Rebekah also presented a poster on her work examining the effects of mosquito hormones on cellular immunity. Read more about The lab heads to Baltimore to attend ASTMH
Hyeogsun presented his work "Chemical depletion of granulocytes reveal hemocyte contributions to anti-Plasmodium immunity" in the Young Investigators competition at ASTMH and won second prize! Congrats and great job!