This Week in Parasitism
TWiP is a podcast about the tiny creatures that live in and on us.

Vincent and Dickson introduce the obligate intracellular protozoan Toxoplasma gondii, one of the most successful parasites on earth.

Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Links for this episode:

  • Global clinical burden of malaria (PLoS Medicine)
  • T. gondii sporulated oocysts (jpg)
  • T. gondii tachyzoites in parasitophorous vacuole (jpg)
  • T. gondii life cycle (jpg)
  • Insect bioterrorism conference (thanks, Don!)
  • Parasite of the Day (thanks, Douglas!)
  • World Science Festival
  • Letters read on TWiP 12
  • Direct download: TWiP012.mp3
    Category:Science -- posted at: 7:00pm PDT