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We invite applications from outstanding young scientists to establish an independent research group on translational malaria research.

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2 July 2020: 2 years of "Zero Malaria Starts With Me" movement

Pan-African movement celebrates two years of country leadership towards zero malaria

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Parasitology Unit at the Centre for Infectious Diseases

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Welcome to the Parasitology Unit at the Centre for Infectious Diseases

Parasitology is a science at the heart of clinical medicine, epidemiology, immunology, molecular biology and biochemistry.

It deals with some of the most important infectious diseases of mankind.

Parasitology has the potential to help us understand questions regarding the complexity of life and the interactions between different species.

Parasitology may provide the tools to alleviate the suffering of millions of people stricken by parasites.

Prof. Michael Lanzer, Ph. D.

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Job opportunity

We invite applications from outstanding young scientists to establish an independent research group on translational malaria research.

New publication in elife: 10 July

Malaria pathogen uses molecular lock pick to break into cells: the Frischknecht lab describes new insights into infection mechanisms of the parasite Plasmodium in the online journal "eLife". // 

Malaria-Erreger nutzt molekularen Dietrich zum Einbruch in Zellen: die AG Frischnecht beschreibt im Online-Magazin „eLife" neue Einsichten in Infektionsmechanismen des Parasiten Plasmodium.