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
March 2019: Chinmay is awarded both a Triton Research and Experiential Learning Scholarship and a Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute (HDSI) Undergraduate Scholarship for his work on HGT. To see other cool projects funded by HDSI, check out this article. Congrats Chinmay!
Fall 2018: Bryant Cao, Xaver Audhya and Priscilla Pan start as undergrads in the lab. Welcome!
June 2018: Matt is named a Pew Biomedical Scholar. Press release is here.
June 2018: Roxanne, Preethi and Cade are the first set of undergrads and masters students to graduate from the lab. We will miss them but they are off to great things.
April 2018: Chris joins the lab as a PhD student and is promptly awarded a spot on the CMG training grant. Welcome and congrats (and thanks CMG training grant)!