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Our research interests are broadly focused on understanding the influence of physiology and innate immunity on mosquito vector competence and pathogen transmission.

R21 awarded!

March 18, 2019

The lab recently received an NIH R21 grant to study the role of eicosanoids in mosquito innate immunity! This will continue Hyeog Sun's recent work on signaling lipids and their contributions to innate immune function and influence on malaria parasite development in the mosquito host. Read more about R21 awarded!