Research at ZAI

In the research group of Prof. Pradel we focus on the molecular cell biology of the human malaria pathogen Plasmodium falciparum. The expertise of our group lies in particular on the gametocytes which are important for the transmission of malaria. In our projects we focus on both basic and applied aspects of malaria research.

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An overview of the publications of our working group in different scientific journals is provided as well.

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SPP 2225: EXIT Strategies

The SPP 2225 aims at exploring the spectrum of convergently evolved exit pathways employed by bacterial, parasitic and fungal pathogens with relevance for human health. Knowledge gained by the SPP 2225 will extend our understanding of microbial pathogenesis and help to explore novel targets for future interventional measures to counteract human infectious diseases.

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Dr. Che Julius Ngwa presents CRISPR/Cas9

Che Julius Ngwa features in CRISPR/Cas 9 movie during the award of the 2018 Engineering price to Prof. Emmanuelle Charpentier.