Singapore Immunology Network (A)
13 September: 11am
8A Biomedical Grove, Level 3 & 4 Immunos Building, Singapore 138648
What is a Plasmodium life cycle? Come find out with the scientists at Singapore Immunology Network’s (SIgN) Laboratory of Pathogen Immunobiology! Malaria remains one of the major global health problems, affecting mankind socially and economically. It is transmitted by Anopheles mosquitoes carrying Plasmodium parasite. Scientists at SIgN study the immune responses involved in protection and immunopathogenesis against various Plasmodium parasites. This tour will allow science buffs to learn about the Plasmodium life cycle and how to identify the Plasmodium parasite using light microscopy!