Multimedia Feature: A "model" parasite

Floret clusters of Toxoplasma gondii parasites (outlined in white with blue-stained DNA) in a host cell. The host cell's nucleus is blue.

Image: Clare Harding/Whitehead Institute

February 20, 2019

Tags: Lourido Lab Evolution + DevelopmentProtein Function

Click here to experience a multimedia story exploring Whitehead Institute Member Sebastian Lourido's work. 

Lourido's and his laboratory are using the apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii to unravel many elemental questions about the apicomplexans responsible for malaria, cryptosporidiosis, and other diseases impacting global health.

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