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  • Plasmodium and Malaria
  • Toxoplasma and Toxoplasmosis
  • Trypanosoma and Trypanosomiasis
  • Leishmania and Leishmaniasis
  • Entamoeba and Amebiasis
  • Theileria and Theileriosis

Postdoc ⎜Institut Pasteur, Cayenne

15-05-2019

Postdoctoral Fellow: Malaria resistance research Cayenne, Guyane française Position: Postdoctoral Fellow: Malaria resistance research Localisation:Cayenne, Guyane française Laboratory:Parasitology laboratory, WHO Collaborating Center for Surveillance of Antimalarial Drug Resistance, National Reference Center for M... Read more

UMR Intertryp: WHO Collaborating Center

06-05-2019

  The World Health Organization has designated the Joint Research Unit IRD/CIRAD 177 INTERTRYP « Host - Vector - Parasite - environment interactions in neglected tropical diseases due to Trypanosomatids », Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement (IRD) as a WHO Collaborating Center for research on host/ve... Read more

Poste d'Assistant Ingénieur⎜Strasbourg

29-04-2019

Assistant(e) Ingénieur (H / F) CDD de 6 mois (renouvelables) à compter du 1er mai 2019CNRS Strasbourg Intitulé du profil: CDD Assistant(e) ingénieur. Développement des cultures de Plasmodium falciparum et les infections des moustiques avec ce parasite dans un laboratoire P3 Localisation:Strasbourg (67) Structure d... Read more

Trypanosomatid Parasites Meeting 2019

04-04-2019

The next Trypanosomatid Parasites Meeting will start on Monday 28th October at 9:30am and will continue until Tuesday 29th at 4:30pm. In order to cover a large panel of research topics, a total of 6 sessions are planned. Each session will be composed of an invited keynote presentation followed by 4 selected talks: - Epidem... Read more

Teaching Assistant position ⎜Université de Bordeaux

02-04-2019

Teaching Assistant Position (ATER) in Cell Biology and MicrobiologyUniversité de Bordeaux - start : 01/09/2019 Position: A.T.E.R (Attaché Temporaire d'Enseignement et de Recherche) in Cell Biology and Microbiology Localisation:Université de Bordeaux - Sites Carreire et Talence Laboratory:One of the following :- UM... Read more

Maryse Lebrun,awarded ERC 2018

28-03-2019

  Dr. Maryse Lebrun and her team, LabEx ParaFrap partner, awarded the prestigious and competitive ERC Advanced Grant 2018 (European Research Council). This grant allows the laureates to develop innovative, high-risk projects.The project KissAndSpitRhoptry aims to unravel the secretion machinery for... Read more

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ParaFrap, the French Alliance for Parasitology and Health Care, is a LabEx (Laboratory of Excellence) created by the French Ministry of Research in 2012 and regrouping currently 17 leading Parasitology groups in France
Objectives
Plasmodium, Toxoplasma, Trypanosoma, Leishmania, Entamoeba, Theileria

  • New scientific opportunities are provided by the recently available genome information for most major parasites and their hosts
  • Combining the state-of-the-art of fundamental research and translational applications we expect to defeat major parasitic diseases such as malaria, toxoplasmosis, leishmaniasis, African trypanosomiasis, amoebiasis and theileriosis
  • herapeutic involvements (diagnostics, drugs and vaccines)
  • ParaFrap will contribute to the future through a national student training
    PhD program termed "ParaFrap Training"

Themes

Research activities

Mechanisms of pathogenesis

Parasite molecular and cellular biology

Post genomic data exploration

Towards new interventions strategies against parasitic pathogens

Institutional support

Financial support