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SARChI chair of Sustainable Malaria Control

Prof. Lynmarie Birkholz

Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

The proposed research programme of the Chair delivers Biotechnological applications in infectious disease studies by combining expertise in Biosciences and Biotechnology.  The specific focus of the Chair will be on understanding the biology of gametocyte differentiation of malaria parasites leading to transmission blocking drugs that are anticipated to make a substantial contribution to the alleviation of the morbidity and mortality caused by malaria. 

Contact details

Tel: +27 12 420 2479
Email: [email protected]

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