Jessica Kissinger was recently the guest researcher on the podcast Talking Biotech with Dr. Kevin Folta.
Parasites are known contributors to human disease and suffering, spanning a wide range of organisms. Dr. Jessie Kissinger from the University of Georgia has spent the last two decades curating genomic data from hundreds of parasites, their vectors and hosts. The information helps researchers generate hypotheses about parasites, and presents fertile resources for comparing genomes and understanding similarities and differences across this diverse set of organisms.
Listen to the podcast: https://share.transistor.fm/s/768d4a83