LAVAZEC Catherine : UMR_S1016 UMR8104 : Biology of Plasmodium transmission

Unit : INSERM UMR_S1016 CNRS UMR8104 - Institut Cochin - Université Paris Descartes

Institut Cochin
Equipe "Biologie de la transmission du Plasmodium"
22 rue Méchain
75014 PARIS

Speciality : Department IM

Director of the unit : Pierre-Olivier COURAUD

Principal investigator :

LAVAZEC Catherine
Email : catherine.lavazecSPAMFILTER@inserm.fr Phone number: +33 (0)1 40 51 64 37

Composition of research team :

  • LAVAZEC Catherine (CR1-CNRS, HDR)

5 Recent publications of the research team :

  • Ramdani G, Naissant B, Thompson E, Breil F, Lorthiois A, Dupuy F, Cummings R, Duffier Y, Corbett Y, Mercereau-Puijalon O, Vernick K, Taramelli D, Baker DA, Langsley G, Lavazec C. cAMP-Signalling Regulates Gametocyte-Infected Erythrocyte Deformability Required for Malaria Parasite Transmission. PLoS Pathog. 2015 May 7;11(5):e1004815.
  • Lavazec C and Alano P. Uncovering the hideout of malaria sexual parasites. Blood. 2014 Feb 13;123(7):954-5.
  • Lavazec C, Deplaine G, Safeukui I, Perrot S, Milon G, Mercereau-Puijalon O, David P, Buffet P. Microsphiltration: a microsphere matrix to explore erythrocyte deformability. Methods Mol Biol. 2013, vol. 923:291-7.
  • Tibúrcio M, Niang M, Deplaine G, Perrot S, Bischoff E,  Ndour A, Silvestrini F, Khattab A, Milon G, David P, Hardeman M, Vernick K, Sauerwein R, Preiser P, Puijalon O, Buffet P, Alano P, Lavazec C. A switch in infected erythrocyte deformability at the maturation and blood circulation of P. falciparum transmission stages.  Blood. 2012 Jun 14;119(24):e172-80.
  • Sanyal S, Egée S, Bouyer G, Bischoff E, Perrot S, Safeukui I, Buffet P, Deitsch KW, Puijalon O, David P, Templeton TJ,  Lavazec C.  Plasmodium falciparum STEVOR proteins impact erythrocyte mechanical properties. Blood. 2012 Jan 12;119(2):e1-8.