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

Vincent and Dickson consider the life cycle and pathogenesis of the protozoan parasite Leishmania.

Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Links for this episode:

  • L. braziliensis life cycle (jpg)
  • L. donovani life cycle (jpg)
  • L. tropica life cycle (jpg)
  • L. major lesion (jpg)
  • Transgenic mosquito delivers Leishmania vaccine (thanks, Geoffrey)
  • Plasmodium falciparum accompanied human expansion out of Africa (thanks, Prasad)
  • Who speaks for the guinea worm? (thanks, Michael)
  • Letters read on TWiP 14
  • Direct download: TWiP014.mp3
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