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Dr. Elena Levashina

Project A1: Functional characterization of REL2 pathway in responses to bacteria, microsporidia and malaria parasites in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae
PhD students: Suzana Zakovic (A1-1), Robin Benter (A1-2), Caroline Kiuru (associated 1)

Elena Levashina
Image Credit: Elena Levashina

Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology

Vector Biology

Member of the RTG 2046 Steering Group

Research interest:

  • Immune response of the Anopheles mosquito to the Malaria parasite

Zakovic S, Levashina EA.(2018).
Insects Go on a STING Operation to Tackle Intracellular Invaders. Immunity. 49:195-7.
doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2018.08.003.

Yordanova I*, Zakovic S*, Rausch S, CostaG, Levashina E, Hartmann S (2018):
Micromanaging immunity in the murine hosts versus mosquito vectors: microbiota-dependent immune responses to intestinal parasites. Frontiers Celluar Infection Microbiology, 8:308. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00308

Zakovic S, Levashina EA (2017).
NF-κB-Like Signaling Pathway REL2 in Immune Defenses of the Malaria Vector Anopheles gambiae.; Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 7:258
doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00258

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