UC, Irvine

Rebeca Carballar, PhD

Rebeca received her PhD from Centro de Investigación Sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas del Instituto Nacional desalad Pública (CISEI-INSP) Mexico

She has postdoctoral work on Aedes aegypti, population genomics of RNA viruses and host vectors as well as effects of exogenous insulator DNA of mosquitoes as well as numerous publications.


Christian Ogaugwu, PhD

Christian  received his PhD from Georg-August-University, Goettingen, Germany; Ph.D. in Biology (Molecular Entomology) and did postdoctoral work at Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Global Health, Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA and the New Mexico VA Medical Center and a lecturer at Lecturer, Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria

Anatoli Slepenkin, PhD


UC Davis Field Team


Anthony Cornel, PhD – Specializes in cytogenetics, mosquito taxonomy, and insecticide resistance of mosquitoes including malaria vectors in Africa. Experienced in field collection of mosquitoes in Africa, karyotyping, insecticide resistance bioassays, and mosquito control research.

Yoosook Lee, PhD – Specializes in population genomics and bioinformatics of mosquito vectors. Has expertise in DNA extraction, SNP genotyping, next generation sequencing library preparation, big data analysis, and database. https://popi.ucdavis.edu/PopulationData/ Yoosook is also  an experienced field researcher for UC, Davis.





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