Global Parasitology Seminars
Title: “Fc-dependent IgG parasite clearance as a guide for vaccine development against P. falciparum malaria”
Speaker: Faith Osier, PhD
Professor of Malaria Immunology
Nuffield Department of Medicine
Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health
Bio: Dr. Faith Osier is a 2018 TED Fellow. She has won multiple international prizes for her research in understanding the mechanisms of immunity against Plasmodium falciparum in man. She aims to translate this knowledge into highly effective vaccines against malaria. She is Visiting Professor of Malaria Immunology in the Nuffield Dept of Medicine, Oxford University, and holds the prestigious Sofja Kovalevskaja Award from the Alexander Humboldt Foundation as well as an EDCTP Senior Fellowship. In 2014, she won the Royal Society Pfizer Prize, UK. She holds major research grants from the Wellcome Trust and is an MRC/DfID African Research Leader.
Date: Monday, April 5, 2021
Time: 12-1 pm
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