Joana Santos Awarded an EMBO Long-Term post-doctoral Fellowship
Joana Santos, a post-doctoral fellow in the Llinás lab, was awarded a fellowship from the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). This prestigious two-year award supports post-doctoral research visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the world and require movement between countries. The EMBO fellowship will fund her proposal titled "Functional analysis of the ApiAP2 transcriptional regulators from the malaria parasite”. The goal of this work is to characterize the role of ApiAP2 transcriptional regulators in mediating development of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.