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Center for Infectious Disease and Vector Research



CIDVR Members


Faculty
(39) Records Found

 

Michael Adams
Professor of Entomology, Cell Biology & Neuroscience
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Mosquito Neurohormones
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
Katherine Borkovich
Professor and Plant Pathologist: Department Chair; Fungal Cell Biologist/Biochemist
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Environmental Sensing and Signal Transduction in Fungi; Fungal Genetics; High-throughput Genomics; Heterotrimeric G proteins; Two-component Regulatory Systems
James Borneman
Professor and Plant Pathologist
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Microbial Ecology
Ring Carde
Professor of Entomology
Entomology
Anupama Dahanukar
Assistant Professor
Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Genetics and Neurobiology of the Drosophila Chemosensory System; Neural Circuits Underlying Drosophila Chemosensory Behaviors
Katayoon (Katie) Dehesh
Director, Institute for Integrative Genome Biology; Ernst and Helen Leibacher Endowed Chair; Professor of Molecular Biochemistry
Botany and Plant Sciences
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Biochemistry
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
Brian Federici
Distinguished Professor of Entomology, Emeritus
Entomology
Area(s) of Expertise: Bacillus thuringiensis; Baculoviruses; Medical Entomology; Genetic Engineering of Bacteria and Viruses
Sarjeet Gill
Professor of Cell Biology and Entomology
Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Area(s) of Expertise: Mosquito Genomics; Ion Transport
Rong Hai
Assistant Professor
Plant Pathology & Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Viral Molecular Pathology, Virus Host Interactions and Vaccine Development
Ansel Hsiao
Assistant Professor
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Microbial Pathogenesis; Infectious Diseases of the Gut; Bacterial Genetics; Gut Microbiome; Metagenomics
Hailing Jin
Professor of Genetics; Department Vice Chair; Director, Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics Graduate Program
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Small RNA-mediated Gene Regulation in Plant Immunity
Isgouhi Kaloshian
Professor of Nematology
Nematology
Area(s) of Expertise: Plant Nematode Pathogenic Interactions; Root-knot Nematodes (RKNs)
Macrus Kaul
Associate Professor of Biomedical Science
School of Medicine
Eamonn Keogh 
Professor
Computer Science & Engineering
Area(s) of Expertise: Machine Learning and Information Retrieval; Techniques for Solving Similarity and Indexing Problems in Time-Series Datasets
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
Wenxiu Ma
Assistant Professor
Statistics
Area(s) of Expertise: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics; Statistical Modeling in Genomics; Machine Learning; Data Mining
Patricia Manosalva
Assistant Professor; Director, UCR Avocado Rootstock Breeding Program 
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions; Plant Pathology; Molecular Biology; Plant Resistance; Plant Genetics and Genomics
Kerry Mauck
Assistant Professor of Entomology
Entomology
Meera Nair
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences
School of Medicine
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
A. L. N. Rao
Professor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Molecular Plant Virology; Virus Replication; Virus-host Interactions; Virus Cell-to-cell Movement and Mechanism of Genome Packaging in Positive-strand RNA Viruses
Anandasankar Ray
Associate Professor 
Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology
Area(s) of Expertise: Neurophysiology and Behavior, Neurodevelopment and Patterning; Insect Molecular Biology and Genetics; Bioinformatics and Cheminformatics; Genomics
Caroline Roper
Assistant Professor and Assistant Plant Pathologist Bacteriologist, Plant Pathologist
Plant Pathology
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
Jason Stajich
Associate Professor of Bioinformatics
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Area(s) of Expertise: Bioinformatics; Genomics; Mycology; Evolutionary & Population Biology; Molecular Evolution
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
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
Roya Zandi
Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Physics and Astronomy
 




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