Principal Investigator 

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Bradley J. White

Oberlin College 2004, B.A. (Biology, English)

Notre Dame 2010, Ph.D. (Biological Sciences)

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Caroline Fouet

National Veterinary School of Alfort 2009, DV.M.

University of Montpellier 2009, M.S. (Med/Vet Ent)

University of Montpellier 2013, Ph.D. (Med/Vet Ent)

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Research Interests: For her dissertation, Caroline worked to identify physiologically mechanisms underlying aridity tolerance in mosquitoes. She is now interested in the population and functional genomics of various malaria vectors.


Colince Kamdem

University of Douala 1997, B.S. (Biochemistry)

University of Yaounde 2012, PhD (Biochemistry)

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Research Interests: Colince is interested in the  landscape genomics of Anopheline malaria vectors in Central Africa.



Ming Li

Southwest University of China, Chongqing 2006, B.S. (Plant Protection)

Southwest University of China, Chongqing 2009, M.S. (Insecticide Resistance)

Auburn University 2014, PhD (Entomology) (at)

Research Interests: Ming is researching the molecular basis of insecticide resistance in GWSS. He is also interested in genetic engineering using CRISPR/Cas9.


Graduate Students 


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Raissa Green 

Ph.D. student in Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics

University of California Davis 2010, B.S. (Genetics)  

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Research Interests: Identifying speciation genes causing hybrid sterility between Anopheles gambiae and its sibling species An. merus.  

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James Ricci 

M.S. student in Entomology  

University of Illinois 2012, B.S. (Biology)  

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Research Interests: Currently, I am studying the genetic basis of DEET resistance in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes, and the genetic basis of the bipartite rectum seen in saltwater tolerant Ochlerotatus mosquitoes.


Eric Smith  

Ph.D. student in Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics  

University of St. Thomas 2011, B.A. (Biology)  

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Research Interests: Evolutionary and functional genomics of anti-malaria genes in Anopheles gambiae.  




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Stephanie Gamez

Senior Biology Major  

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Research Interests: Stephanie is investigating the genetic basis of cuticle coloration in Anopheline mosquitoes using high throughput quantitative genomics. Stephanie is supported, in part, by a scholarship from the HSI-STEM program and a Chancellor's Research Fellowship.