Division of Plant Science and Technology
Research at a glance
Area(s) of Expertise
Beerntsen’s research focus is on mosquito-parasite interactions, vector-pathogen interactions and mosquito immunity, particularly recognition and signal transduction mechanisms involved in the innate immunity of mosquitoes against pathogens.
- Ph.D., Veterinary Science and Entomology, University of Wisconsin
- M.S., Veterinary Science, University of Wisconsin
- B.S., Zoology, University of Wisconsin