Project C3-1: Role of immunity-related GTPases (IRGs) of wild rodents for maintaining virulent T. gondii genotypes in nature
The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
Member: April 2015 - August 2019
Doctoral representative: September 2017 - October 2018
Role of immunity-related GTPases (IRGs) of wild rodents for maintaining virulent T. gondii genotypes in nature
Title of PhD project
Role of immunity-related GTPases (IRGs) of wild rodents for maintaining virulent Toxoplasma gondii genotypes in nature
Prof. Frank Seeber
Ferreira SCM*, Torelli F*, Klein S, Fyumagwa R, Hofer H, Seeber F, Karesh WB, East ML. (2018).
Evidence of high exposure to Toxoplasma gondii in free-ranging and captive African carnivores
Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl 8:111-7. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2018.12.007. *equal contribution
Torelli F, Zander S, Ellerbrok H, Kochs G, Ulrich RG, Klotz C, Seeber F. (2018).
Recombinant IFN-γ from the bank vole Myodes glareolus: a novel tool for research on rodent reservoirs of zoonotic pathogens.
Sci Rep 8: 2797. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-21143-0.
Ehret T, Torelli F, Klotz C, Pedersen AB, Seeber F. (2017).
Translational Rodent Models for Research on Parasitic Protozoa-A Review of Confounders and Possibilities.
Front Cell Infect Microbiol 7:238. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00238.