Troemel Lab 100x100Dr. Emily Troemel, UC San Diego, uses C. elegans is an experimental model for micorsporidia infection. She is providing key advice and consultation to Dr. Connor Caffrey for his work on the parasitic roundworm, Ancylostoma. Her own work on C. elegans should provide important insights into the cell biology of roundworm parasites that are the free living “cousins" of C. elegans.