Seminar: Prof. Andy Waters

A mechanism for commitment to sexual development in malaria parasites

Date:
18 February 2014 00:00 hrs.
Location:
Figdor Lecture Theatre, 8th floor RIMLS Building, Geert Grooteplein 26-28, route 289
Title:
A mechanism for commitment to sexual development in malaria parasites
Speaker(s):

Prof. Andy Waters, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Host(s):

Dr. Richard Bartfai, department of Molecular Biology, RIMLS

18-02-2014 00:00:00Europe/AmsterdamA mechanism for commitment to sexual development in malaria parasites  Figdor Lecture Theatre, 8th floor RIMLS Building, Geert Grooteplein 26-28, route 289Rimlsrimls@radboudumc.nl

Remarks / more information:

Waters , AndyProf Waters has >30 years experience in malaria research and together with Dr Chris Janse helped pioneer the development of the rodent model of malaria research, Plasmodium berghei in Leiden. The major objective of the laboratory is to understand the molecular developmental biology that is associated with sexual development. 

 

 

 

Key publications:

  • Microbiology. Unveiling the malaria parasite's cloak of invisibility? Science. 2013 May 24;340(6135):936-7
  • Development of the piggyBac transposable system for Plasmodium berghei and its application for random mutagenesis in malaria parasites. BMC Genomics. 2011 Mar 20;12:155
  • Functional identification of the Plasmodium centromere and generation of a Plasmodium artificial chromosome. Cell Host Microbe. 2010 Mar 18;7(3):245-55

 



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