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Vitaly Ganusov

Associate Professor

Microbiology Department



Ph.D., Emory University

Short Bio

The core of my research is to gain deeper understanding of biological processes by using mathematical modeling. In our lab we combine the use of quantitative data (coming from different types of experiments in immunology and infectious diseases) and models. The emphasis of our work is on understanding which models are and which are not able to describe the data. Currently, we focus on understanding 1) how vaccine-induced T cells locate and eliminate malaria parasites in the liver; 2) how lymphocytes recirculation in the body, 3) basic details of tuberculosis pathogenesis, 4) early HIV dynamics in humans, and 5) how to prevent evolution of bad (high false discovery rate) science.


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