John Sullivan holds the
Fletcher Jones Endowed Chair. He received his A.B. from Dartmouth
College, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Lehigh University. Prof.
Sullivan investigates the role of the molluscan immune system in
responding to parasitic infection and foreign tissue transplants.
He is specifically interested in the interaction between the
schistosome parasite, a major cause of human disease, and the snail