Infectious Diseases - Mosquito Biology and Disease Transmission


Faculty Member


       Research Interests



Nirbhay Kumar

Tropical Medicine

  • Immunobiology of malaria transmission
  • Transmission blocking vaccine
  • Immune memory in malaria
  • Recombination mechanisms in Plasmodium
  • Helminth-Plasmodioum co-infections
  • Animal models for human malaria vaccines
  • Parasite-vector interactions

Dawn Wesson

Tropical Medicine

  • Ecology of arbovirus transmission
  • Host-pathogen coevolution
  • Development of novel vector control strategies and tools
  • Effect of arbovirus infection on human pregnancy outcome
  • Medical entomology
  • Novel vector control methods



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