Vincent and Dickson discuss evidence that the malaria parasite originated in gorillas.
Vincent and Dickson discuss the high diversity of malaria parasites in West African bats, and a vaccine against hookworm.
Vincent and Dickson update the multistate outbreak of cyclosporiasis, discuss the avian malaria parasite P. lophurae, and review protection against malaria by intravenous immunization with a nonreplicating sporozoite vaccine.
Special guest Anthony A. James joins Vincent and Dickson to discuss how mosquitoes can be genetically modified to control infectious diseases.
Vincent and Dickson reveal how malaria parasites avoid lysis by complement in the mosquito.
Vincent and Dickson meet with Judith Straimer and Marcus Lee to discuss their method for site-specific genome editing in Plasmodium falciparum using zinc finger nucleases.
Vincent and Dickson review how sickle cell microRNAs contribute to malaria resistance, and inhibition of innate immune responses by an enzyme from trypanosomes.
Vincent and Dickson discuss control of malaria with their Columbia University colleague David Fidock.
Vincent and Dickson discuss control of malaria and filariasis with the bacterial endosymbiont Wolbachia.
Vincent and Dickson discuss the promising results of a phase III trial of a malaria vaccine in African children.