The focus of my laboratory is to understand how the insect brain receives, interprets, and responds to odors. Insects rely on their sense of smell for all major life choices, from foraging to mating, from choosing where to lay eggs to avoiding predators and dangers. We are interested in understanding at the neuronal level how odors regulate these behaviors. Our long-term aim is to apply this knowledge to better control insects that pose a threat to human health. Our general approach towards achieving this goal is to link neuron function with olfactory-guided behaviors by developing and employing new genetic methods that enable unprecedented control over neural circuits in both the model organism Drosophila melanogaster and human vector Anopheles gambiae.
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