Every pathogen faces a similar predicament of how to exploit nutrient-rich, but often inhospitable, host environments.
African trypanosomes establish deadly, chronic infections of trypanosomiasis in the bloodstream by using repetitive 70-bp regions in the genome to regularly change out the active coat protein gene.
Expression of the human NUP98-HOXA9 oncoprotein during eye development in Drosophila leads to eye-to-wing transdetermination.
In February 2016, the Hovel-Miner lab has been joined by new Senior Research Assistant Stephanie Gomez.
Galadriel Hovel-Miner, PhD, who had previously been a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Laboratory of Lymphocyte Biology at Rockefeller University in New York, has joined the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine in December 2015 as a new Assistant Professor. Dr. Hovel-Miner was…