• The molecular processes of the parasitic worm that causes lymphatic filariasis (also known aselephantiasis), which is considered a neglected tropical disease but affects ~120 million people worldwide. The study is in collaboration with the NIH.
  • The plant leaf response to microbial infection. In this project, we are analyzing infection patterns on lab-infected and wild Arabidopsis leaves. The work is performed in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute in Tübingen.