malaria Tag

Priority use cases for antibody-detecting assays of recent malaria exposure as tools to achieve and sustain malaria elimination

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Measurement of malaria specific antibody responses represents a practical and informative method for malaria control programs to assess recent exposure to infection. Technical advances in recombinant antigen production, serological screening platforms, and analytical methods have enabled the...

Read More

Trainee Spotlight: Kerri Miazowicz

Kerri Miazowicz is a 3rd year Ph.D. trainee in Courtney Murdock's laboratory. She grew up in southern Michigan where she received a B.S. in microbiology from Michigan State University in 2012. After graduation, she spent more than two years as a Postbaccalaureate IRTA Fellow at the Rocky...

Read More

Visiting Scholar: Elvis Ofori Ameyaw

  Elvis Ofori Ameyaw is a Fulbright Scholar visiting M. Belen Cassera's laboratory in the department of molecular biology and biochemistry. He is a senior lecturer, Head of the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Vice-Dean of the School of Allied Health Sciences in the College of Health...

Read More

UGA Researcher Seeks to Unlock Secrets of Malaria Parasite

[caption id="attachment_4511" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Super-resolution microscopy showing malaria parasites infecting human red blood cells. Image credit: Muthugapatti Kandasamy, Biomedical Microscopy Core[/caption] Vasant Muralidharan and his research team at the University of Georgia’s Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases are making great strides in understanding how...

Read More