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Alliance Française contre les Maladies Parasitaires


Project Title : "Role of cis genetic elements in monoallellic expression of Plasmodium falciparum."

Project PI : Artur Scherf  Co-PI : Jose-Juan Lopez-Rubio

Lab : Biology of Host-parasite Interactions, Pasteur Institute, Paris

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  • PhD in Biology supervised by Dr. Miguel Navarro Carretero ⎪ University Complutense of Madrid, Spain



Barcons-Simon, A., Cordon-Obras, C., Guizetti, J., Bryant, J.M., Scherf, A., (2020). CRISPR Interference of a Clonally Variant GC-Rich Noncoding RNA Family Leads to General Repression of var Genes in Plasmodium falciparum. mBio [6.7] 11, e03054-19. doi: 10.1128/mBio.03054-19

Cordon-Obras, C., Barcons-Simon, A., Scheidig-Benatar, C., Claes, A., Sabatet, V., Loew, D., Scherf, A., (2020). An exon DNA element modulates heterochromatin spreading in the master regulator for sexual commitment in malaria parasites. bioRxiv [preprint]. doi: 10.1128/mBio.03054-19.