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Recent Lab News

Akhila’s paper reporting the development of new assays for human cell killing by E. histolytica is now in press at Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology.

Check out Akhila and Hannah’s review article, “Biting off what can be chewed: Trogocytosis in health, infection and disease,” which was just published by Infection and Immunity as part of the collection “Early-Career Scientists Shaping the New Microbiology.” The article was also highlighted on the cover of the July issue!

Check out our new pre-print on bioRxiv! We created an RNAi library and performed the first genome-wide RNAi screen in E. histolytica.

Our new NIH R21 award was officially funded, hooray! We also received a UC Davis Academic Senate Faculty Research Large Grant!

Tammie was recognized by the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences with the Khaira Family Experiential Learning Award. Congrats, Tammie!

Hannah was recognized with a best poster award at the Host-Microbe Interactions Retreat at Granlibakken!

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