3D HOLOGRAMS SHOW HOW MALARIA SPERM SWIM TOWARDS FEMALES

Wilson L.G., Carter L.M. and Reece S.E. (2013) High-speed holographic microscopy of malaria parasites reveals ambidextrous flagellar waveforms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi:10.1073/pnas.1309934110.

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MALE PARASITES MAY ADAPT TO NEW SURROUNDINGS FASTER THAN THE FEMALES

Khan S.M., #Reece S.E., Waters A.P., Janse C.J. and Kaczanowski S. (2012) Why are male malaria parasites in such a rush? Sex-specific evolution and host-parasite interactions. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health. doi:10.1093/emph/eos00.
      
equal contributions;        #corresponding author

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ANTIMALARIAL DRUG TREATMENT MAY PROMOTE THE EVOLUTION OF VIRULENT PARASITES

Schneider P., Bell A.S., Sim D.G., O'Donnell A.J., Blanford S., Paaijmans K.P., Read A.F. and Reece S.E. (2012) Virulence, drug sensitivity and transmission success in the rodent malaria, Plasmodium chabaudi. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B. doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.1792.

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ANTIMALARIAL DRUGS REDUCE THE IMMUNE PROTECTION MOTHER'S PASS TO OFFSPRING

Staszewski V., *Reece S.E., O'Donnell A.J. and Cunningham E.J.A. (2012) Drug treatment of malaria infections can reduce levels of protection transferred to offspring via maternal immunity. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B online February 22. doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.156.        equal contributions

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WASPS ENGAGE IN MORTAL COMBAT OVER MATES

Innocent T.M., West S.A., Sanderson J.L., Hyrkkanen N. and Reece S.E. (2011) Lethal combat over limited resources: testing the importance of competitors and kin. Behavioural Ecology, 22(5): 923-931. doi:10.1093/brheco/arq209.

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INSIGHT INTO PARASITE FAMILY PLANNING COULD HELP TARGET MALARIA

Ramiro R.S., Alpedrinha J., Carter L., Gardner A and Reece S.E. (2011) Sex and death: the effects of innate immune factors on the sexual reproduction of malaria parasites. PLoS Pathogens, 7:3, e1001309. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1001309.

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MALARIA PARASITE'S COMPETITIVE STREAK EXPOSED

Pollitt L.C., Mideo N.L., Drew D.R., Schneider P., Colegrave N., Khan S.M., Sajid M. and Reece S.E. (2011) Competition and the evolution of reproductive restraint in malaria parasites. American Naturalist, 177(3): 358-367. doi:10.1086/658175.

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MALARIA PARASITE HAMPERED BY SHIFT IN BODY CLOCK (JET LAG)

O'Donnell A.J., Schneider P., McWatters H.G. and Reece S.E. (2011) The fitness costs of disrupting circadian rhythms in malaria parasites. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B. doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.2457

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MALARIA PARASITES FIGHT BACK TO RESIST EFFECTS OF DRUGS

Reece S.E., Ali E., Schneider P. and Babiker H.A. (2010) Stress, drugs and the evolution of reproductive restraint in malaria parasites. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 277(1697): 3123-3129. doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.0564.

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PARASITES' FAMILY PLANNING STRATEGY HELPS MALARIA SPREAD

Reece S.E., Drew D.R. and Gardner A. (2008) Sex ratio adjustment and kin discrimination in malaria parasites. Nature, 453 609-615. doi:10.1038/nature06954.

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OTHER STORIES & ARTICLES WE HAVE HELPED WITH

Nature story on Paaijmans K. P., Blanford, S., Chan, B. H. K. & Thomas, M. B.Biol. Lett. December 2011

New Scientist "Cheatabiotics" Feature Article 1st October 2011

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