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Parasite systems

A large and varied number of parasite systems are subjects of investigation by members of the Centre. Below is a list of infectious agents with links to the laboratories that have an interest in these organisms.

Organism Contact person
Protozoa
Cryptosporidium parvum Fecteau, Geary, Ndao, Villeneuve
Entamoeba histolytical Chadee
Giardia spp. Salavati, Tufenkji
Leishmania spp. Cousineau, Descoteaux, Fecteau, Jardim, Matlashewski, Olivier, Ouellette, Papadopoulou, Sato, Tremblay, Ward
Neospora caninum Fecteau, Geary, Scorza, Spithill, Stevenson
Plasmodium chabaudi
Plasmodium falciparum
Geary, Georges, Olivier, Scorza, Spithill

Bohle, Georges, Ndao, Olivier, Scorza, Ward
Toxoplasma gondii Dzierszinski, Ndao, Olivier
Trypanosoma cruzi
Trypanosoma brucei
Jardim, Ndao, Ward
Jardim, Prichard, Salavati
Helminths
Ancylostoma duodenale Gyorkos
Ascaris lumbricoides Gyorkos, Scott
Brugia pahangi Geary, Prichard
Caenorhabditis elegans Beech, Dent, Geary, Prichard, Ribeiro
Cooperia oncophora
Prichard
Fasciola spp. Spithill
Gyrodactylus turnbulli
Marcogliese, Scott
Haemonchus contortus
Beech, Dent, Forrester, Prichard, Scott
Heligmosomoides polygyrus
Koski, Scott, Stevenson
Necator americanus Gyorkos
Onchocerca volvulus Geary, Prichard
Schistosoma mansoni
Ribeiro
Trichuris trichiura Gyorkos
Wuchereria bancrofti Geary, Prichard
Bacteria
Escherichia coli Fecteau, Jardim
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Berghuis
Streptococcus pneumoniae Ouellette
Viruses
HIV-1 Tremblay
Human papillomavirus Matlashewski