Huston Lab- (from left) Dr. Chris Huston, Adam Sateriale, Rajiv Jumani, Jose Teixeira, Asst. Prof. of Medicine

Huston Lab- (from left) Dr. Chris Huston, Adam Sateriale, Rajiv Jumani, Jose Teixeira, Asst. Prof. of Medicine

Faculty Investigator:
Dr. Huston, Associate Professor of Medicine – Division of Infectious Diseases, earned his bachelors and MD at Cornell University. He continued his training at the University of Virginia.

Members:
~ Adam Sateriale (CMB graduate student)
~ Rajiv Jumani (CMB graduate student)
~ Alan Chu (UVM undergraduate)
~ Peter Miller (technician)

Accepting rotation students: Yes

Mr. Sateriale working in the lab.

Mr. Sateriale working in the lab.

About the lab: The lab has two projects:

Project 1:  Entamoeba histolytica host-pathogen focused on understanding amebic adherence, phagocytosis, and motility. 

Project 2:  Cryptosporidium drug discovery and chemical genetics.

Exciting news for the laboratory: Kovi Bessoff, MD/PhD student, successfully defended his PhD in September, and has returned to medical school to complete his clinical rotations.  The lab also received new funding from the Wellcome Trust for their work on Cryptosporidium drug development.

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