Sarah Short
Assistant Professor
Faculty Member
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH United States

Areas of Expertise:
Microbiota, ecology, immunity, immunology, dengue virus, bacteria

Research Organisms:
Aedes aegypti


Research Focus:

We study the factors that influence formation of the mosquito microbiota and the effects of the microbiota on virus transmission and vectorial capacity. We also study mosquito tolerance to infection, and the effects of mating and sex on susceptibility to infection.