Ana Rodriguez, PhD
Ana Rodriguez is a professor of Microbiology at NYU where she is Director of the Parasitology Division. Her Lab studies two different parasites, Plasmodium, which causes Malaria and Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes Chagas diseas, with focus on the study of malaria-induced inflammatory pathology.
She received her Ph.D. in Immunovirology from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid in Spain and is the recipient of the 2006 Pathogensis of Infectious Disease Award as well as a Liver Scholar Award through the American Liver Foundation.
Her areas of focus are in malaria, plasmodium and Chagas Disease. Ana is also the Director of the Insectary Core Facility as well as the Director of Anti-Infectives at the Screening Core Facility.