Research Interests: Host-pathogen interactions in CNS infection and BBB function during pathological conditions.
Research Interests: Developmental evolution, behavioral diversity and plasticity
Research Interests: Phytonutrient biochemistry and physiology; Biosynthesis, accumulation and function of carotenoids and polyphenols in plants; Targeted improvement of crop phytonutrient composition and content for enhanced nutritional and medicinal values.
Research Interests: Structure, function, and dynamics of macromolecular assemblies
Research Interests: Molecular and cellular mechanobiology, single-molecule biophysics, instrument development
Research Interests: Data-driven modeling of cardiac electrophysiology in health and disease
Research Interests: Understanding and improving the nutritional quality and abiotic stress resilience of staple and specialty crops
Research Interests: Social reasoning and collective behavior in complex environments
Research Interests: Diabetic kidney disease pathophysiology and dietary interventions for obesity and diabetes
Research Interests: Investigation of the impact of kidney disease and diabetes on mitochondrial metabolism and physical functioning