Christian Tschudi PhD

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Director of Graduate Studies

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Microbiology

Office of Student ResearchInfectious DiseasesCenter for RNA Science and Medicine, YaleSchool of Public Health: Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases: Vector-borne; Global Health Concentration; Parasitology Program; Tschudi Lab

Research Interests

African trypanosomiasis; Gene expression profiling; Gene discovery; Next-generation sequencing; RNA interference more...


  • Ph.D., University of Basel, 1982

Selected Publications

  • Kolev, N.G., Ramey-Butler, K., Cross, G.A., Ullu, E., and Tschudi, C. (2012) Developmental progression to infectivity in Trypanosoma brucei triggered by an RNA-binding protein. Science 338(6112):1352-1353.
  • Barnes, R.L., Shi, H., Kolev, N.G., Tschudi, C. and Ullu E. (2012) Comparative genomics reveals two novel RNAi factors in Trypanosoma brucei and provides insight into the core machinery PLoS Pathog 8(5): e1002678. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1002678.
  • Kolev, N.G., Franklin, J.B., Carmi, S., Shi, H., Michaeli, S. and Tschudi, C. (2010). The transcriptome of the human pathogen Trypanosoma brucei at single-nucleotide resolution. PLoS Pathog., 6(9): e1001090. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1001090.



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