Cameron Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
1 (250) 853-3190
caroc@uvic.ca

Akash Ranasinghe

Akash Ranasinghe

Undergraduate lab assistant

Akash is a third year Microbiology student who will be starting an honours research project at the Cameron lab in the fall. He is studying how T. pallidum may modulate host immune responses to evade the immune system and establish infection. Fascination with the complexities of microbial pathogenesis and being a part of the LGBTQ+ community that is often stigmatized against in relation to STIs, serves as major motivation for his commitment to study syphilis.