I am interested in understanding innate and adaptive immune mechanisms with the goal of developing novel therapeutics for biodefense.
Honors and Awards
- Best Poster award, LLNL Institutional Postdoctoral Program Symposium 2012
- American Association of Immunologists Public Policy Fellow, 2012-2013.
Selected (Recent) Publications
Weilhammer DR, Iavarone AT, Villegas EN, Brooks GA, Sinai AP, Sha WC. (2012). Host metabolism regulates growth and differentiation of Toxoplasma gondii.
Weilhammer DR, Rasley A. (2011). Genetic approaches for understanding virulence in Toxoplasma gondii.