Dr. Dimopoulos and Dr. Lazear discuss ways to control and prevent malaria, how worried we should be about Zika virus, and how climate change influences diseases spread by mosquitoes.

Published in microTalk

Long before microscopes were invented, ancient physicians and scholars imagined the existence of microbes.

Published in Microbial Sciences

Going somewhere exotic? Travel vaccinations are more than just a prick in the arm. Learn what pesky pathogens you’re protecting yourself from next time you trot the globe

Published in Microbial Sciences
Monday, 23 January 2017 08:54

Third time’s a charm - TWiP 125

TWiP solves the case of the Timber Worker with Severe Shaking Chills, and describe an experimental malaria vaccine comprising attenuated sporozoites produced by genetic engineering.

Published in TWiP
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 19:09

What we know is confusing - TWiP 123

Solving the case of the Dutch Woman with Wormy Objects in Her Stool, dissecting a study on cytoadhesion of malaria infected red blood cells, and introducing Parasitology Superheroes.

Published in TWiP

How the gut microbiome influence the ability of a host to resist being infected with malaria.  Dr. Schmidt discusses malaria parasites, mosquitoes, and eradication efforts.

Published in microTalk

The TWiP troika solve the case of the Female from the Bronx, and reveal how feeding on different plants affects mosquito capacity to transmit malaria.

Published in TWiP
Saturday, 13 February 2016 10:53

Scroll down, please - TWiP 103

The TWiP-scholars solve the case of the Housewife from Kolkata, discuss mutations in the IL17 gene associated with cerebral malaria, and hear a case presentation from guest Michael Libman.

Published in TWiP

Irwin Sherman, professor emeritus at the University of California at Riverside, talks about the century-long quest for a vaccine against malaria.

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