Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health
Parasites are eukaryotic organisms – both cellular and multicellular – that usurp resources from their host.
Faculty and Labs
- Unusual metabolic pathways of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum; anti-malarial vaccine and drug development.
Department Chair and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and Microbial Pathogenesis; Associate Director, MD-PhD Program; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global HealthHost-pathogen interactions of the hookworm Ancylostoma ceylanicum; vaccine development; anti-thrombotic mechanisms of blood-feeding invertebrates. Cappello Lab