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
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]
April 2017: Derek joins as an undergrad (and soon to be masters) student. Welcome Derek!
February 2017: Preethi and Chinmay join the lab as undergrads. Welcome Preethi and Chinmay!
December 2016: PLOS Pathogens paper in collaboration with Russell Vance's lab is now online: [PLoS Pathogens}