Specializing in the area of corpus luteum function. Primary research
interests focus on the regulation of luteolysis, prostaglandin
production by the corpus luteum, and the interactions between the immune
system & the reproductive system.
The process of paramyxovirus particle formation by budding: identifying and characterizing viral proteins used in budding, and learning how these manipulate host budding machinery to allow virus release.
Determine the mechanisms that maintain tolerance or induce T cell responses to self antigens, resulting in resistance or susceptibility to autoimmune diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis or Type 1 diabetes.