Joseph DeRisi: Malaria

I. Malaria: The Disease and Parasites
II. Malaria: Research
III. Malaria: Drug Development

Part II: Malaria: Research

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Lecture Overview
This brief set of three lectures gives a very general overview of malaria, the disease and Plasmodium falciparum, the causative agent of the most deadly form. Basic research as well as drug development efforts will also be covered in parts two and three of this series.

Speaker Bio
Joseph DeRisi, PhD., is currently a professor at UC San Francisco in the department of Biochemistry and Biophysics and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. Prior to joining the faculty at UCSF in 1999, Joe was a UC Fellow for approximately one year. During his graduate work at Stanford University in the laboratory of Patrick O. Brown, Joe was one of the early pioneers of DNA microarray technology and whole genome expression profiling and is nationally recognized for his efforts to make this technology accessible and freely available.  More >>

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