The August lab is interested in infection-based and environment signals that trigger inflammation. We are particularly interested in signals regulated by the Tec family kinases, and how they regulate activation of cells such as mast cells and T cells to drive their differentiation and production of inflammatory cytokines.
Title: HHMI Professor and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Department: Microbiology & Immunology, CVM
Roles: Faculty Investigator
Research Areas: Animal Hosts, Bacteria, Disease Ecology and Evolution, Genetics, Genomics and Cell Biology of Infection, Microbiota and Microbiomes, Viruses