Microbiology & Immunology
College of Veterinary Medicine - Ithaca
Interests: Adaptive Immunity, Host-Parasite Interaction, Membrane Fusion, Therapeutic Antibody Discovery, Vaccine Developent, Vaccines
Our laboratory studies antibody-mediated immune responses to the protozoan parasite, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, a major pathogen of freshwater fish. We have additional interests in the production of recombinant membrane proteins more generally as subunit vaccines and as targets for therapeutic antibody discovery. Lastly, we study membrane fusion in the context of sexual reproduction.