First GCRF workshop in Rio is a great success

Enthusiastic feedback is returning from attendees and organisers at the first NTD Network training workshop; the 2nd Advanced School in Genetic Manipulation of Parasitic Protozoa (Rio, 16-20 July 2018).  More details to follow.    
 

 

Tryps, drugs, (metabolism) and rock ‘n’ roll: An interview with Ariel Silber

“I always said there were two things I’d never do: 

parasites and metabolism!”

Professor Ariel Silber, from the University of São Paulo (USP), the NTD Network hub leader for South America, laughs as he recalls himself as an impetuous undergraduate.  Ariel is a specialist in trypanosomes (Tryps); single-celled parasites causing the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) Chagas disease, leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness.  We are catching up over a coffee during his visit with Durham NTD Network members.

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