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Nisha Duggal

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Nisha Duggal

Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

Co-evolution of mosquito-borne viruses and hosts

Nisha Duggal’s research is focused on the co-evolution of emerging mosquito-borne viruses and their hosts. The lab studies Zika virus sexual transmission in humans and West Nile virus pathogenesis in birds using molecular virology and phylogenetics tools in order to identify mechanisms of viral emergence and disease.