Speaker: Professor Una Ryan School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Vector and Waterborne Pathogens Group Murdoch University, Western Australia Host: Alex Maier
Platform technologies such as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) have revolutionised the surveillance and characterisation of parasitic diseases.
Speaker: PhD Candidate Meng (Mandy) Zhang, Maier Group
Plasmodium falciparum is responsible for most of the fatalities caused by human malaria infection.
Speaker: Erick Tjhin Lab - PhD Candidate - Saliba Group
The malaria-causing blood stage of Plasmodium falciparum requires extracellular
pantothenate for proliferation. The parasite converts pantothenate into coenzyme A
Speaker: Adelaide Dennis - PhD Candidate Kirk/Lehane Group - PhD Exit Seminar
Malaria is a disease that kills 500 000 people yearly.