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The Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases (CTEGD) at the University of Georgia is one of the largest international centers of research focused on diseases of poverty. Researchers and students work together on some of the most important causes of human suffering around the world, including malaria, schistosomiasis, African sleeping sickness, Chagas disease, cryptosporidiosis, toxoplasmosis, leishmaniasis, and filariasis.

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Recent Publications

Figure 1. Calcium entry through the plasma membrane of extracellular T. gondii tachyzoites.

Regulation of Calcium entry by cyclic GMP signaling in Toxoplasma gondii >>Abstract>>

Fig. 1 Inherently reduced expression of pro–caspase-1 and ASC in hepatocytes.

Inherently Reduced Expression of ASC Restricts Caspase-1 Processing in Hepatocytes and Promotes Plasmodium Infection >>Abstract>>

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In Vitro Antimalarial Activity of Trichothecenes against Liver and Blood Stages of Plasmodium Species >>Abstract>>

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The Klonowski Lab won the CTEGD Holiday Door Decorating Contest.