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Impactful malaria science, and the trailblazers leading the fight. A podcast from the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.

Jun 17, 2022

The malaria parasite up close, brought to life by cell biology and physics.

Freddy Frischknecht and Ulrich Schwarz describe the vortices-like movement of sporozoites and the benefits of interdisciplinary...

Jun 3, 2022

Researchers look under the microscope to better understand how sporozoites move in the skin.


The malaria parasite changes shape throughout its lifecycle, and it’s the sporozoite - a slender, crescent-like form of the parasite - which is injected into the human by mosquitoes.

Accumulating in the mosquito in...