Brian Lazzaro

Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor; Director, Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions and Disease
Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

3134 Comstock Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-3254

Brian Lazzaro

Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor; Director, Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions and Disease
Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
Evolution; population genetics; insect–pathogen interactions; genomics

Current Research Interest
Evolutionary genetics of insect–pathogen interactions; physiological complexity in immune defense

Selected Publications
Schwenke, Robin A., and Brian Lazzaro. “Juvenile Hormone Suppresses Resistance to Infection in Mated Female Drosophila melanogaster.” Current Biology 27, no. 4 (2017): 596-601.

Unckless, Robert L., Virgina M. Howick, and Brian P. Lazzaro. “Convergent Balancing Selection on an Antimicrobial Peptide in Drosophila.” Current Biology 26, no. 2 (2016): 257-262.

Cornell Research Website Article
Translating Fly Genetics