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Research interests

  • General area of research is Molecular Parasitology, specifically parasitic protozoa
  • The mechanism of genetic exchange (sexual reproduction) in trypanosomes
  • Molecular evolution of trypanosomes
  • Taxonomy of trypanosomes and epidemiology of sleeping sickness and animal trypanosomiasis
  • Development and differentiation of trypanosomes within the tsetse vector

Further information about my research can be found by following this link to the Molecular Parasitology Group home page.

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  • Cabot Institute Food Security Research

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Research Output

A receptor for the complement regulator factor H increases transmission of trypanosomes to tsetse flies

Macleod, O. J. S., Bart, J-M., MacGregor, P., Peacock, L., Hester, S., Ravel, S., Sunter, J. D., Trevor, C., Rust, S., Vaughan, T. J., Minter, R., Mohammed, S., Gibson, W., Taylor, M. C., Higgins, M. K. & Carrington, M., 12 Mar 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 12 p., 1326 (2020).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    106 Downloads (Pure)

    Expanding our knowledge on African trypanosomes of the subgenus Pycnomonas: A novel Trypanosoma suis-like in tsetse flies, livestock and wild ruminants sympatric with Trypanosoma suis in Mozambique

    Rodrigues, C., Garcia, H., Rodrigues, A., Pereira, D., Pereira, C., Viola, L., Neves, L., Camargo, E., Gibson, W. C. & Teixeira, M., 1 Mar 2020, In : Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 78, 10 p., 104143.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • 61 Downloads (Pure)

    Fluorescent proteins reveal what trypanosomes get up to inside the tsetse fly

    Gibson, W. & Peacock, L., 4 Jan 2019, In : Parasites and Vectors. 12, 1, 8 p., 6.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    250 Downloads (Pure)


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