Hilary Hurd

Unsticking malaria


Recently published work suggests a toxin from the bacterium, Escherichia coli, could be a therapeutic tool for treatment of cerebral malaria.

A remarkable wasp parasite


A seven-year study has resulted in a new understanding of the life history of a parasitic insect that infects the paper wasp.

Trematode soldiers


Larval stages of some flukes produce a soldier caste that helps to protect the colony if another species of fluke invades their snail host. New work shows this… Read more »