Zinc and Calcium transport in neurons; mechanisms of neural degeneration in Alzheimer's disease and stroke; receptor-ligand interactions.
The molecular and cellular basis of neuronal communication in the central nervous system.
Mechanisms of DNA homologous recombination and DNA repair.
The genetic and molecular mechanisms of blood cell differentiation in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster.
Works extensively with pathogenic and commensal Neisseria species
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