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Richard Bungiro

Richard Bungiro

Lecturer in Biology

Department: Molecular Microbiology & Immunology

Phone: 401 863 3483

Email: Richard_Bungiro@brown.edu

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Research Summary

Research includes immunology, infectious disease and vaccine science, with particular focus on the immunology and pathobiology of parasitic worm infections.

Advise students seeking research opportunities and serve as an honors thesis reader.

Past or Present Projects Available:

How does chronic alcohol consumption affect the innate immune response?; Characterization of Ste12/Cph1 Binding Motif in Candida albicans; The significance of Inflammation on Barrett's Esophagus progression into Esophageal Carcinoma; Role of Celluar Phosphatases in iNKT Cell Development and Function; Interventions to Reduce Child Diarrheal Prevalence in Burkina Faso: The Role of Sanitation and Water Supply; Effects of I57 leader pepitide on LY49H mediated NK cell responses; How does chronic alcohol consumption affect the innate immune response?; Effect of Type I IFN Signaling on NK Cell Development and Function; Investigation of the Regulation of Tight Junction Proteins in the Blood-Brain Barrier upon Induction of Hypoxic-Ischemia in the Ovine Fetus; The early natural killer cell response to viral infections