Dr. Michael Opata

RECAPP 2019 and RECAPP 2020 Award Winner. Education: Ph.D. University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY; M.S. Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; B.S. Rust College, Holly Spring, MS. Professional Experience: Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University, Department of Biology; Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas Medical Branch, Division of Infectious Diseases; Graduate Researcher, University of Kentucky, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics. Teaching Specialties: Immunology and Human Microbiology. Areas of Research Interest: Immunoparasitology, Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Flow Cytometry, Effects of malnutrition on infectious diseases, and Childhood malaria.

There are 1 included publications by Dr. Michael Opata :

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Gamma Delta And Natural Killer Cells In Splenocytes Of Young Mice Protect Immunocompromised Mice From Death In Plasmodium Chabaudi Infection (ABSTRACT ONLY: Poster) 2020 52 Immunity to malaria requires an elongated time to develop. While there has been advancement in understanding of the immune response to malaria, knowledge on immunity of the disease in children under five is limited due to the lack of a reliable young...