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Molecular Parasitology, specifically the African tsetse-transmitted trypanosomes.

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  • Full or part time
    Prof W Gibson
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    Applications accepted all year round

Project Description

Research is centred on investigating the genetics and genetic diversity of natural trypanosome populations using molecular tools.


Gibson, W, Peacock, L, Ferris, V, Williams, K and Bailey, M (2008) The use of yellow fluorescent hybrids to indicate mating in Trypanosoma brucei. Parasites and Vectors, 1:4.

Adams, E., Hamilton, P. B., Malele, I, and Gibson, W. (2008) The identification, diversity and prevalence of trypanosomes in field caught tsetse in Tanzania using ITS-1 primers and fluorescent fragment length barcoding. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 8: 439-444.

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FTE Category A staff submitted: 64.60

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