Monthly Archives: September 2012

Malaria Challenge – sharing the wonder of malaria biology

      Guest blogger, Julian Rayner, is a member of Faculty at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute near Cambridge UK. Julian’s research investigates the molecular details of human-parasite interactions during the blood stages of malaria, with a particular focus on genomic and proteomic approaches to understanding red blood cell invasion. Anyone who has worked… Read more »


Coral reef fish and parasite biodiversity

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Coral reefs are hotspots for biodiversity, both for invertebrates and vertebrates. Many marine species spend all or parts of their life on reefs, benefitting from its productivity and structural habitat. Reefs are also very important for humans as they provide economic benefits in terms of tourism, fisheries, and protection of shorelines from storms and waves…. Read more »