Kasim George
Post doctoral fellow
Postdoctoral Student
Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research
Rockville, Maryland USA
Website
kigeorge@umd.edu

Areas of Expertise:
Molecular biology, Transposable elements, mosquito immunity.

Research Organisms:
Anopheles stephensi, Plasmodium

 

Research Focus:

My research interest focuses on host-pathogen interaction. Specifically, I am investigating the interaction of the human malaria pathogen, Plasmodium falciparum and the arthropod vector Anopheles stephensi. Using transgenic technology, I aim to modify to innate immune system of A. stephensi, to increase the intensity of P. falciparum infection for live attenuated sporozoites vaccine development.

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