The team

Hany Dweck, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator. I earned my B.Sc. and M.Sc. at Cairo University,  Ph.D. at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, and conducted postdoctoral studies in the laboratory of Dr. John Carlson at Yale University.  I was born in Giza, Egypt,  and have lived in  Sweden, Germany, and the United States.  I am also a proud husband and father of two boys. 


Hany Dweck, Ph.D.

I am also a postdoctoral researcher in my lab. 


Michael Sekyere

Michael from Ghana is a Seasonal Research Assistant and  a Master student at the University of  Bridgeport. 

Ananda Turner

Ananda, an undergraduate student at Hampton University,  joined the lab as a summer intern in the SCSU Plant Health Fellows program. 

The Fly, The love

The most cooperative animals ever on earth.