Aaron C. Brault, Ph.D.

Aaron C. Brault, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis

Associate Arbovirologist, Center for Vectorborne Diseases
Office: 5327 VM3A
Lab: 5336 VM3A Phone: (530) 754-8359
E-mail: acbrault@ucdavis.edu
Aaron Brault's Departmental Profile



  • Molecular identification of arthropod infectivity and vertebrate pathogenesis determinants of arthropod-borne viruses


Research Focus:

  • West Nile virus (WNV) determinants of avian virulence
  • Molecular epidemiology of alpha and flaviviruses
  • Adaptive mutations of WNV for increased replication in avian and mosquito hosts
  • Development of novel diagnostic assays for arthropod-borne virus detection