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Faculty
(22) Records Found

 

Michael Adams
Professor of Entomology, Cell Biology & Neuroscience
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Mosquito Neurohormones
Omar S. Akbari
Assistant Professor
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Developing Innovative Synthetic Biology-inspired Genetic Control Strategies for Insects
Peter Atkinson
Professor of Entomology; CNAS Divisional Dean, Life Sciences and Facilities
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Structure and Function of Transposons; Mosquito Genomics with Emphasis on the Culex Genome Project; Gene Drive in Mosquitoes; Environmental Impacts of GMO Release with Respect to Insects; The Use of Transposons in Human Gene Therapy
Peter Atkinson
Professor of Entomology; CNAS Divisional Dean, Life Sciences and Facilities
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Structure and Function of Transposons; Mosquito Genomics with Emphasis on the Culex Genome Project; Gene Drive in Mosquitoes; Environmental Impacts of GMO Release with Respect to Insects; The Use of Transposons in Human Gene Therapy
Anupama Dahanukar
Assistant Professor
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Genetics and Neurobiology of the Drosophila Chemosensory System; Neural Circuits Underlying Drosophila Chemosensory Behaviors
Adler Dillman
Assistant Professor
Nematology
Area(s) of Expertise: Insect-Parasitic Nematodes; Host-Parasite Interactions; Insect Immunity; Behavioral Ecology
Shou-Wei Ding
Professor; Plant Pathologist
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Host-virus Interactions in Insects and Plants; RNA Silencing
Sarjeet Gill
Professor of Cell Biology and Entomology
Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Area(s) of Expertise: Mosquito Genomics; Ion Transport
Isgouhi Kaloshian
Professor of Nematology
Nematology
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Nematode Pathogenic Interactions; Root-knot Nematodes (RKNs)
Karine Le Roch
Associate Professor
Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Area(s) of Expertise: Functional Genomics of Human Malaria Parasite, Plasmodium falciparum; Transcriptional Profiling; Cell Cycle Progression;  Kinases and Ubiquitin/Proteasome Pathway; Interactome of P. falciparum; Drug Discovery Against the Malaria Parasite
David Lo
Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Mucosal Immunology; Allergy; Vaccines
James Ng
Associate Professor
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Insect Vector Transmission of Plant Viruses; Virus-vector-plant Interactions
Alexander Raikhel
Distinguished Professor of Entomology; UC Presidential Chair
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Biology of Insect Disease Vectors
Anandasankar Ray
Associate Professor of Entomology
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Neurophysiology and Behavior, Neurodevelopment and Patterning; Insect Molecular Biology and Genetics; Bioinformatics and Cheminformatics; Genomics
Amit Roy-Chowdhury
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Computer Vision; Image Processing; Pattern Recognition; Video Communications
Patricia Springer
Professor of Genetics
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Developmental Biology; Molecular Biology; Gene Regulation; Leaf Development
John Trumble
Distinguished Professor of Entomology
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Environmental Effects on Vectors
Linda Walling
Professor of Genetics
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant/pest Interactions; Defense Mechanisms; Aminopeptidases and Transferases That Modify the N-terminus of Proteins; Plant gene expression during development and in response to biotic stress
William Walton
Professor of Entomology
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Mosquito Ecology
Christiane Weirauch
Associate Professor of Entomology
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Morphological and Molecular Systematics of Heteroptera with an Emphasis on Assassin Bugs (Reduviidae) and Plant Bugs (Miridae); Evolutionary Biology; Biological Control
Susan Wessler
Distinguished Professor of Genetics; UC Presidential Chair; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor; Home Secretary, National Academy of Sciences
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Transposable Elements in Plants with a Focus on the Characterization of Active Transposable Elements and a Determination of How They Contribute to Genome Evolution and Adaptation
Bradley White
Assistant Professor of Entomology
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: TBD
Emma Wilson
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Immune Response to Toxoplasma gondii; Cell Migration in the Brain
Naoki Yamanaka
Assistant Professor of Entomology
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Neuroendocrine Control of Development; Steroid Hormone Signaling; Insect Innate Behavior
 




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