Host-parasite relationship (IHP)

Our team (Host-Parasite Interactions) studies interactions between Microsporidia (eukaryotic parasites related to fungi) and their hosts, at all levels of life :

Research interests - IHP team
Research interests - IHP team


The biological models we use include :

- Honeybees - Vairimorpha (Nosema)

- Mice - Microsporidia species belonging to the Encephalitozoon genera

- Cell cultures of Anncaliia algerae and Encephalitozoon species

- Environmental samples

Keywords : Microsporidia, host-parasite interactions, invasion strategies, anti-microsporidian immunity, nosemosis, diversity

Group leader: Frédéric Delbac