Brian Lazzaro

Professor
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

Professor
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
Short, Sarah M., Mariana F. Wolfner, and Brian P. Lazzaro. "Female Drosophila melanogaster Suffer Reduced Defense against Infection Due to Seminal Fluid Components." Journal of Insect Physiology 58 (2012): 1192–1201.

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