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Postdoctoral Trainees

Bradley Main
Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Davis DART
Email: bradmain[at]gmail.com
Laura Norris
AAAS Science Policy Fellow
Presidential Malaria Initiative
Email: laura.christine.norris[at]gmail.com
Clare Marsden, PhD.
Assistant Researcher
UCLA
Email: cmarsdenresearch[at]gmail.comi
Michelle R Sanford, PhD.
Forensic Entomologist(1st government forensic entomologist in US)
Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
Email: Michelle.Sanford[at]ifs.hctx.net `
Rebecca T. Trout, PhD.
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Email: RFryxell[at]utk.edu
Michel Slotman, PhD.
Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
Phone: (979)845-1885
Email: maslotman[at]ag.tamu.edu
Frederic Tripet, PhD.
Professor in Medical and Molecular Entomology
Keele University
Phone: +44 (0)1782-733873
Email: f.tripet[at]keele.ac.uk
Douglas Norris, PhD.

Professor
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Phone: 410-614-2710
Email: dnorris[at]jhsph.edu
Dia Elnaiem, PhD.

Professor
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Phone: 410-651-6013
Email: daelnaiem[at]umes.edu
John-Paul Mutebi, PhD.

Research Entomologist
Centers for Disease Control
Email:
Jazzmin Arravillaga, PhD.

Professor
Universidad Simon Bolivar
Email:

Research Staff

Travis Collier
Research Associate at ARS/USDA at Hilo, HI
Email: travcollier[at]gmail.com
Allison Weakley
Research Associate
Verily Life Sciences, CA
Claudio Meneses
NIH
Phone: 301-435-3587
Email: Claudio.Meneses[at]nih.hhs.gov
Aureli Andrianarivo, PhD
Project Scientist [Retired]
Email: agandriana[at]gmail.com
Arash Ng
PhD candidate
UC Santa Cruz
Email: arashng[at]gmail.com

Visiting Scientists

Nilton Barnabe Rodrigues, PhD.
Postdoctoral Researcher
Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz - Minas Gerais
Brazil
Luis Eduardo Martinez Villegas
Graduate Student
Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz - Minas Gerais
Brazil
Deodatus Maliti
Graduate Student
University of Glasgow / Ifakara Health Institute
Tanzania
Rachel Lins
Postdoctoral Researcher
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
Berna Demirci
Assistant Professor, Kafkas University
Kars, Turkey
Rafael Pimenta
Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz - Minas Gerais
Brazil
Adama Sacko
Technician
University of Bamako
Mali
Kija Ng'habi, PhD.
Medical Entomologist
Ifakara Health Institute
Tanzania
Email: kija[at]ihi.or.tz
Adamou Abdoulaye
Malaria Research and Training Center, University of Bamako
Mali
Brehima Diallo
Malaria Research and Training Center, University of Bamako
Mali

Graduate Students

Maribel Portilla
PhD student
University of California - Davis
Lisa Reimer, PhD.
Lecturer
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Ashley Horton, PhD.
Pharmacogenetics Scientist
Millennium Laboratories (Biotech company in Greater San Diego area)
Tara Thiemann, PhD.
Faculty
University of the Pacific
Brian Butler
DVM, PhD Student
University of California - Davis
Heather Michelle Fritz, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor of Parasitology
Washington State University

Undergraduate Research Participants

* students who has one or more peer-reviewed publications
Caitlyn Gonzalez
Switched her lab with her direct supervisor, Bradley Main.
Email: clgonza[at]ucdavis.edu
Allison Chang
Preparing graduate school.
Email: ancchang[at]ucdavis.edu
Amanda Everitt
Graduated.
Email: aseveritt[at]ucdavis.edu
Youki K. Yamasaki*
graduate student at Washington State University
BS at UC Davis in 2015.
Email: ykyamasaki[at]ucdavis.edu
Catelyn Nieman*
formal Junior Specialist/Senior Research Associate at Vector Genetics Lab, UC Davis
BS at UC Davis in 2009.
Email: catelynnieman[at]gmail.com
Natalie Olson*
Currently completing BS
UC Davis
Email: nmolson[at]ucdavis.edu
Raisa Braul Rodrigues
did summer research participation at UC Davis. Currently completing BS in Brazil
Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Raneiro
Email: raisabraul[at]gmail.com
Steve Ramsay*
Currently completing science teaching credential at UC Davis School of Education.
BS at UC Davis in 2014.
Email: saramsay[at]ucdavis.edu
Desirae Costello
Currently completing DVM program at UC Davis
BS at UC Davis in 2014.
Email: dkcostello[at]ucdavis.edu
Saman Mahmood
Working in the Entomology and Microbiology Department, Bayer Cropscience, West Sacramento, CA
BS at UC Davis in 2013.
Email: smahmood[at]ucdavis.edu
Sarah Staley
Email: slstaley[at]ucdavis.edu
Dylan Hampton
Email: dchampton[at]ucdavis.edu
Sarah Han*
Graduate Student
University of Akron
Email: sarhan[at]ucdavis.edu
Stephanie Seifert*
Ph.D. candidate
University of Pennsilvania. Email: seifst[at]sas.upenn.edu
Parker Goodell*
M.D. candidate
University of California - Davis Email: pgoodell[at]ucdavis.edu
Katherine Maltester
Victor Ramirez
Chausa Nguyen*
Jennifer Wright*, PhD.
Medical Entomologist
US Navy