Thesis icon

Thesis

Global and local patterns of population structure and their role in the evolution and demography of Plasmodium falciparum

Abstract:

In this thesis, I study the role of genetic population structure in the evolution and demography of Plasmodium falciparum by focusing on the recent onset of artemisinin resistance in Southeast Asia, an alarming event for global public health. I describe the population structure of Plasmodium falciparum in the Thai-Cambodian border region, characterizing sympatric but differentiated subpopulations associated with artemisinin resistance. I show evidence that they are the pr...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


More by this author
Role:
Copyright Holder, Author

Contributors

Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Subjects:

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP