Content Tagged with: Department Of Nematology

Parasitic worm venom evades human immune system

It’s likely that billions of people are unaware they have been infected with parasitic worms. A UC Riverside scientist has won $1.8 million to try and understand why. The National Institutes of Health granted an Outstanding Investigator Award to Adler Dillman, an assistant professor of parasitology, so he can shed...

By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology

Petri dishes don’t make good hosts for parasitic nematodes

Some of what scientists know about how parasitic nematodes damage their host’s tissues may be missing the mark

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Getting high on worms

UC Riverside researchers show that in parasitic worm infection both the host and the worm produce cannabis-like molecules

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Microbiome study suggests marine nematodes are not picky eaters

UCR research finding no relationship between nematode species and microbial profile suggests marine worms don’t have a restrictive diet