Anaplasma; Babesia; Borrelia; Ixodidae; Rickettsia; Theileria; Tick-Borne Diseases; Ticks
My main research focus is ticks and tick-borne diseases. In this moment, we are focusing on the restriction-modification system of a tick-borne pathogen, Borrelia. The research is designed to elucidate the molecular defense mechanisms of Borrelia against foreign DNA.
Techniques, methods & infrastructure
Microbiology; Molecular Biology; Cell-culture