|Genetics and Genomics|
The patterns and processes that underlie the origin and maintenance of biodiversity, with a focus on amphibians, reptiles, and odonates.
The physiology and feeding ecology of marine and freshwater zooplankton, particularly copepods.
Mechanisms of DNA homologous recombination and DNA repair.
The molecular and cellular basis of neuronal communication in the central nervous system.
Evaluation of the distribution of variation among populations of freshwater fishes and the relative roles of vicariance, dispersal, and contemporary gene flow in that distribution.
The genetic and molecular mechanisms of blood cell differentiation in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster.
Works extensively with pathogenic and commensal Neisseria species
Molecular mechanisms involved in Staphylococcus aureus pathogenesis.
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