Understanding the Calcium signalling network in the malaria parasite
Institute of Immunology & Infection Research
Dr N Philip, Dr A Von Kreigsheim
13 December 2018
Calcium is a universal intracellular messenger and controls numerous cellular processes in all organisms. The versatility of calcium as a signalling molecule facilitates the control of diverse processes such as learning and memory, motility, secretion and fertilization.
How do malaria parasites sense and respond to DNA damage?
Dr C Merrick
3 January 2019
The malaria parasite Plasmodium has a complex lifecycle involving several highly unusual cell cycles. Rather than conventional binary fission, it grows via syncytial modes of replication, producing multinucleate syncytia prior to budding and cytokinesis.