Life in cells, hosts, and vectors: parasite evolution across scales.

@article{Mideo2013LifeIC,
  title={Life in cells, hosts, and vectors: parasite evolution across scales.},
  author={Nicole Mideo and {\'A}lvaro Acosta-Serrano and Toni Aebischer and Mark J. F. Brown and Andy Fenton and Ville‐Petri Friman and Olivier Restif and Sarah E. Reece and Joanne P. Webster and Sam P. Brown},
  journal={Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={13},
  pages={
          344-7
        }
}
  • N. Mideo, Á. Acosta-Serrano, +7 authors Sam P. Brown
  • Published 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases
Parasite evolution is increasingly being recognized as one of the most important issues in applied evolutionary biology. Understanding how parasites maximize fitness whilst facing the diverse challenges of living in cells, hosts, and vectors, is central to disease control and offers a novel testing ground for evolutionary theory. The Centre for Immunity, Infection, and Evolution at the University of Edinburgh recently held a symposium to address the question "How do parasites maximise fitness… Expand
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