MSU Team Contributes to Important Research on Malaria Parasite's Internal Clock
May 20, 2020
By Carol Schmidt, MSU News Service
BOZEMAN – A team of Montana State University mathematicians has made a key contribution to new research that indicates that malaria parasites operate on their own internal time “clock” rather than being triggered by the circadian rhythms of their host.
Tomas Gedeon, professor of mathematics, Bree Cummins, assistant research professor of mathematics, and Robert R. “Riley” Nerem, a former graduate student in the MSU Department of Mathematical Sciences, provided mathematical tools to analyze data for the research team. The results of the team’s r...