Last Updated: 13/04/2017

Keystone Symposia SciTalk 2017: Lorna Chebon

Countries: Kenya

Publshed: 13/04/2017

In collaboration with the Keystone Symposia, MESA brings you this SciTalk from the “Malaria: From Innovation to Eradication” conference in Uganda, February 2017

Title: “Mutation analysis of K13 Full gene, Pfmdr1 and Pfcrt markers in Plasmodium falciparum isolates collected from western Kenya in comparison to clinical outcomes”

Speaker: Lorna Chebon, US Army Medical Research Directorate-Kenya / Walter Reed Project

In February 2017, malaria experts from around the world gathered in Kampala, Uganda at “Malaria: From Innovation to Eradication“, a conference organized by Keystone Symposia in collaboration with MESA.  SciTalks are in-conference short talks and poster presentations recorded on video and shared on the Internet, and are designed to extend the reach of the science present within each Keystone Symposia conference.  


Read more about Lorna’s work, and work that inspired her research:

Genetically Determined Response to Artemisinin Treatment inWestern Kenyan Plasmodium falciparum Parasites

Chebon LJ, Ngalah BS, Ingasia LA, Juma DW, Muiruri P, Cheruiyot J, et al.; PLoS ONE 2016

Ring‐stage Survival Assays (RSA) to evaluate the in‐vitro and ex‐vivo susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to artemisinins

B Witkowski, D Menard, C Amaratunga, RM Fairhurst; Institute Pasteur du Cambodge – National Institutes of Health Procedure RSAv1, 2015

A molecular marker of artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Frédéric Ariey,Benoit Witkowski,Chanaki Amaratunga,Johann Beghain,Anne-Claire Langlois,Nimol Khim,Saorin Kim,Valentine Duru,Christiane Bouchier,Laurence Ma, Pharath Lim,Rithea Leang,Socheat Duong,Sokunthea Sreng,Seila Suon,Char Meng Chuor,Denis Mey Bout,Sandie Ménard,William O. Rogers,Blaise Genton,Thierry Fandeur,Olivo Miotto,Pascal Ringwald,Jacques Le Bras,Antoine Berry, et al.; Nature, 2014

Published: 13/04/2017

Published: 01/02/2017 12:00 am


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