John Beckmann Postdoctoral Student Dr. Yale University New Haven, Connecticut USA john.beckmann@yale.edu CV

Areas of Expertise:
bacterial genetics, microbiology, vector biology, yeast, Drosophila

Research Organisms:
E. coli, Drosophila, S. cerevisiae, C. pipiens

 

Research Focus:

I study the molecular mechanism of Wolbachia induced cytoplasmic incompatibility in insects. With respect to this I seek to develop transgenes that will be effective genetic units for induction of sterility and application of the sterile insect technique.