SCHISTOINIR is a research project involving collaboration between six partners based in the UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, Senegal, Ghana and Gabon. Funded by the European Union, the project aims to investigate innate immune responses to the parasitic blood fluke Schistosoma.
Schoolchildren at a field site 15 kilometres from Lambaréné, Gabon
3D Z stack of a cercaria of Schistosoma mansoni, labelled with the fluorescent tracer CFSE. Imaged on Zeiss LSM 510 meta confocal microscope by Ross Paveley, University of York, UK.
MALDI mass spectrum of glycans released by PNGase F from the cercarial acetabular gland secretions, showing putative structure assignments. Jang-Lee J et al. (2007) Molecular Cell Proteomics http://www.mcponline.org/cgi/content/abstract/6/9/1485