Toxoplasma gondii-neuron interactions: how much could we get wrong?

Seminar Details
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Anita Koshy, MD
Associate Professor, Neurology, University of Arizona


Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

Host: Dr. Carruthers

Speaker Profile 

Abstract: Toxoplasma gondii is a common intracellular parasite that causes a long-term, latent infection of neurons in the central nervous system. Here I will discuss how studying Toxoplasma-neuron interactions has led us to re-examine long-held beliefs about neurons and inflammation.