Jessica Kissinger

University of Georgia, USA 0000-0002-6413-1101

Dr. Kissinger is an Distinguished Research Professor of Genetics and member of the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases and Director of the Institute of Bioinformatics at the University of Georgia. Her areas of expertise include protist pathogen genome evolution, detection of gene transfer events and gene regulation, primarily among apicomplexan parasites. Additionally, her research focuses on the development of tools for the integration of genomic and functional genomic data. She is the joint-PI of the Eukaryotic Pathogens Bioinformatics Resource Center, EuPathDB.org and Co-PI of the Malaria Host-Pathogen Interaction Center, MaHPIC. She has authored >100 peer-reviewed publications, a dozen book chapters and is a recognized international trainer in the area of parasite genomics.

Biography Updated on 27 April 2017

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