The Daugherty lab in the Division of Biological Sciences at UCSD uses comparative genomics, biochemistry and virology to understand how host immunity genes evolve to defend against pathogens and how pathogens counter-evolve to defeat host immunity.
Daugherty Lab @ UCSD
April 2018: We have a new PhD student! Welcome Chris!
January 2018: Elena and Ian join as undergrads (soon to be masters students). Welcome Elena and Ian!
September 2017: Agustina joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome Agu!
June 2017: New Polyomavirus taxonomy for the ICTV is now online. Summary paper is here: [Pubmed]
December 2016: PLOS Pathogens paper in collaboration with Russell Vance's lab is now online: [PLoS Pathogens}