The lab is interested in uncovering the strategies parasites have evolved to cope with the challenges and opportunities of their lifestyle.
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Biological rhythms allow organisms to compartmentalise and coordinate aspects of their life with the predictable daily rhythms of their environment. There is increasing recognition that understanding the biological rhythms ...
Data from: Evolutionary sex allocation theory explains sex ratios in natural Plasmodium falciparum infections. Male and female gametocyte counts forming the basis of the sex ratio analysis of P. falciparum parasites in natural infections.
Malaria parasites in the host replicate asexually and, during each replication cycle, some asexuals transform into sexual stages that enable between-host transmission. It is not understood why the rate of conversion to ...