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    • Evolution of the Multi-Domain Structures of Virulence Genes in the Human Malaria Parasite, Plasmodium falciparum 

      Recker, Mario; Buckee, Caroline (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      The var gene family of Plasmodium falciparum encodes the immunodominant variant surface antigens PfEMP1. These highly polymorphic proteins are important virulence factors that mediate cytoadhesion to a variety of host ...
    • Mortality in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria 

      Kishore, Nishant; Marqués, Domingo; Mahmud, Ayesha S; Kiang, Mathew Vinhhoa; Rodriguez, Irmary; Fuller, Arlan F.; Ebner, Peggy; Sorensen, Cecilia; Racy, Fabio De Castro Jorge; Lemery, Jay; Maas, Leslie; Leaning, Jennifer; Irizarry, Rafael A.; Balsari, Satchit Siddharth; Buckee, Caroline O'Flaherty (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 2018)
      BACKGROUND Quantifying the effect of natural disasters on society is critical for recovery of public health services and infrastructure. The death toll can be difficult to assess in the aftermath of a major disaster. In ...