Department of Biological Sciences
University of South Carolina
You can read about my scientific interests under the research section of the site. Outside of science, I like to hike, I’m a basketball junkie (in the dual roles of fan and awful player), and I operate a shuttle service for my two kids.
PhD student (2017-present)
Sakshi is using the Drosophila melanogaster – Pseudomonas entomophila host-pathogen system to explore the genetic basis of resistance to infection, test for the presence of sex-specific or sexually-antagonistic genetic effects, and ask whether the presence of male-male competition and female choice facilitates adaptation to pathogens.
Michael Beyeler, MSc (2018)
Rohal Raval, MSc (2016)
Michael Jardine, Msc (2016)
Kawecki group @ University of Lausanne
Keller group @ University of Lausanne
Deplancke group @ EPFL
Fricke group @ University of Muenster
Cator group @ Imperial College London
Li group @ University of Neuchatel