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Brian Foy

 

 Foy Laboratory Information

 
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​Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology
Arthropod-borne and Infectious Disease Laboratory
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523

Office: 112 AIDL
Phone: (970) 491-3470
Email: Brian.Foy@colostate.edu

Education
Ph.D., Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
B.S., University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

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About Dr. Foy

I work with vectors and vector-borne pathogens and try to span my research across both basic and applied biology. I like to think this reflects my diverse interests and training: my undergrad training at Notre Dame was in medical entomology, anthropology and ecology and my graduate school training at Tulane was in molecular and cellular biology, immunology and tropical medicine research. My current interests lie in defining concepts that govern blood meal acquisition and digestion by vectors, and parasite and arbovirus transmission from vertebrates to vectors and vice versa. I’m very keen on using this knowledge, combined with the epidemiological concepts that define vector-borne diseases, to practically control their transmission.

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