Shirley Luckhart, Ph.D.

Shirley Luckhart, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

School of Medicine, UC Davis

Office: 3437 Tupper Hall
Lab: 3433, 3456, 3439, 3480 Tupper Hall
Phone: (530) 754-6963
Shirley Luckhart's Departmental Profile



  • Molecular cell biology of mosquito innate immunity to malaria parasite infection


Research Focus:

  • Identification of parasite factors that induce mosquito immune responses
  • Identification of regulatory factors and signaling pathways of mosquito innate immune responses
  • Cross-talk between mosquito and mammalian immune molecules and growth factors at the interface of bloodfeeding