This project is fully funded (UK/EU tuition fees) for 3.5 years with an enhanced stipend, £2K per annum above the standard RCUK rates.
It is funded by a University of Glasgow Industrial Partnership with Boehringer-Ingelheim.
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Ghedin E et al. (2007)
Draft genome of the filarial nematode parasite Brugia malayi. Science 317: 1756–60.
Godel C et al. (2012)
The genome of the heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, reveals drug and vaccine targets. FASEB Journal 26: 4650-4661.
Choi Y-J et al. (2011)
A deep sequencing approach to comparatively analyze the transcriptome of lifecycle stages of the filarial worm, Brugia malayi. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 5(12): e1409.
Luke AN et al. (2014)
Concurrent transcriptional profiling of Dirofilaria immitis and its Wolbachia endosymbiont throughout the nematode life cycle reveals coordinated gene expression. BMC Genomics 15: 1041
Bennuru S et al. (2016) Stage-specific transcriptome and proteome analyses of the filarial parasite Onchocerca volvulus and its Wolbachia endosymbiont. mBio 7(6).
Winter AD et al. (2015)
A novel member of the let-7 microRNA family is associated with developmental transitions in filarial nematode parasites. BMC Genomics 16:331
Landmann, F., Foster, J.M., Slatko, B.E., Sullivan, W. (2012)
Efficient in vitro RNA interference and immunofluorescence-based phenotype analysis in a human parasitic nematode, Brugia malayi. Parasites & Vectors 5: 16.
Voronin, D., Tricoche, N., Jawahar, S., Shlossman, M. et al. (2019)
Development of a preliminary in vitro drug screening assay based on a newly established culturing system for pre-adult fifth-stage Onchocerca volvulus worms. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 13(1): e0007108.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 38.80
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