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Research in Lake Malawi

Ecological Interactions Among Schistosomes, Snail Host, Humans and Fish Predators
Image provided courtesy of NASA

Image provided courtesy of NASA

Lake Malawi is located in subequatorial Africa and is the southern most of the African rift lakes.  It is bordered by the countries of Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania.

Schistosomiasis in Lake Malawi

Funding for this Project was provided by the NSF/NIH joint program in Ecology of Infectious Diseases (DEB-0224958) and the work is conducted in collaboration with University of Malaŵi, Malaŵi Fisheries Department, and Malaŵi National Parks and Wildlife.