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Cell Subsets and Pathogen Recognition Requirements Involved in the Innate Response of Primary Human Monocytes and Dendritic Cells to Toxoplasma gondii
(Georgetown University, 2015)
As a major natural host for Toxoplasma gondii, the mouse is widely used for the study of the immune response to this medically important protozoan parasite. However, murine innate recognition of toxoplasma depends on the ...
Regulation of the Complement System by Toxoplasma gondii Surface Coat Proteins SRS25, SRS29C, and SRS57
(Georgetown University, 2019)
Very little is known about how the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii overcomes the complement system to establish infection. In this dissertation, I found significant differences in C3b deposition between T. gondii Type ...