Lehrstuhl für Zell- und Entwicklungsbiologie


Tsetse skin infection

I am using trypanosome-transmitting tsetse flies to infect artificial skin models in the most natural way. As proof of principle, skin models were exposed to infected tsetse and metacyclic trypanosomes were observed in the skin using a combination of high speed and high resolution (stereo)-fluorescence microscopy that allows visualizing the parasites in all layers of the skin model.


Room C130.1.2

Tel ++49 93131 84259



Lehrstuhl für Zoologie I - Zell- und Entwicklungsbiologie
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg

Tel.: +49 931 31-84250
Fax: +49 931 31-84252

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Hubland Süd, Geb. B1 Hubland Nord, Geb. 32 Julius-von-Sachs-Platz 2 Fabrikschleichach Hubland Süd, Geb. B2 Campus Medizin