We research host-microbe interactions in insects. Our work focuses on the roles of microbial symbionts in trophic specialists and the biological control of urban pests.
The Mikaelyan lab is committed to diversity in science and providing equal training opportunities to the scientists of the future. We believe that our individual differences strengthen us collectively. We strive to actively promote a welcoming work environment that is representative and respectful of our unique values, opinions, and backgrounds.
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