Profile of Dr Rod Dillon
Leishmania - sand fly interactions; functional genomics of insect vectors of medically important diseases; sand fly genome sequencing project; digestive physiology of bloodsucking insects; insect microbiology; microbial symbiosis; microbial ecology; insects and emerging infectious disease; natural antimicrobial systems and insects. Bio-art research. Bioscience research and art interface; development of the bioscience lab as artist studio. Perceptions of the scientist and artist collaboration. Role of design in biomedical research.