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With a newly-obtained fiery red blood meal visible through her transparent abdomen, the now heavy female Aedes aegypti mosquito takes flight. Clostridium botulinum growing on egg yolk agar showing the lipase reaction.An atypical enlarged lymphocyte found in the blood smear from a HPS patient. (a) An atypical enlarged lymphocyte found in the blood smear from a HPS patient. (b)Burkholderia psudeomallei grown on sheep blood agar for 24 hours.

Research


Dengue


siRNA and miRNA pathways in pathogenesis of RNA viruses and cellular response
Andrew Fire, Stanford
 
 

Viral and Prion Zoonoses


Antivirals and vaccines against arenavirus infections
Michael Buchmeier, UC Irvine
 
Targeting the entry pathway of New World arenaviruses
Paula Cannon, USC
 

Botulinum Neurotoxin


Evolving diagnostic antibodies for botulinum neurotoxins
James Marks, UC San Francisco
 

Burkholderia


Burkholderia pseudomallei autotransporter and TPS proteins
Peggy Cotter, University of North Carolina
 
Genomic correlates of virulence in experimental melioidosis
Paul Keim, Northern Arizona University
 
Antigenemia immunoassay for diagnosis melioidosis
David AuCoin , University of Nevada, Reno
 
Innovations in detection and the potential for disease screening through VOCS
Donald Blake, UC Irvine
 
Single-cell technology for analyzing spatial expression of B. pseudomallei genes
Hoang T. Tung, University of Hawaii at Manoa
 
Burkholderia pseudomallei autotransporter and TPS proteins.
David Low, UC Santa Barbara
 
Burkholderia mallei Type VI secretion system-associated effectors
Mary Burtnick, University of South Alabama (DP)

 

Bacterial Zoonoses


Intracellular biology of F. tularensis
Marcus Horwitz, UC Los Angeles
 
Infection and immunity in reservoir hosts
Alan Barbour, UC Irvine
 
Bartonella henselae: Mechanisms of chronic bloodstream infection
Jane Koehler, UC San Francisco (DP)
 
Enhancing safety and efficacy of vaccina virus vectored vaccines using mircropolymers
Linden Hu, Tufts Medical Center (DP)
 
An integrated multiplex antibody sensor for rapid, point-of –care serodiagnosis
Kevin Plaxco, UC Santa Barbara (DP)
 

Coccidioidomycosis


Comparative genomics to identify Coccidioides virulence factors
Anita Sil, UC San Francisco/John Taylor, UC Berkeley

 


 

 

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