RMgmDB - Rodent Malaria genetically modified Parasites


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Pberghei.eu hosts a database containing information on genetically modified rodent parasite lines generated by many labs worldwide.

Contributers in alphabetic order:
The following researchers/research groups have contributed to RMgm database:

  • Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Dr. D.A. Baker
  • Department of Microbiology, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Dr. A. Ecker
  • Department of Molecular Parasitology, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany
    Prof. V. Heussler
  • Department of Parasitology, BPRC, Rijswijk, The Netherlands
    A.M. Voorberg-v.d. Wel, Dr. C.H.M. Kocken and Dr. A.W. Thomas
  • Department of Parasitology, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany
    Dr. F. Frischknecht
  • Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive Parasitarie ed Immunomediate, Istituto Superiore di Sanità Roma, Italy
    Dr. M. Ponzi and Dr. T. Pace
  • Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Dr. R. Tewari
  • Division of Infection and Immunity, Glasgow Biomedical Research Centre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Dr. A.P. Waters
  • Institut Pasteur, Unité de Biologie et Génétique du Paludisme, Paris, France.
    Dr. R. Ménard
  • Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Dr. J. Thompson
  • Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Dr. I. Siden-Kiamos
  • Leiden Malaria Research Group, Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden The Netherlands
    Dr. C.J. Janse, Dr. B. Franke-Fayard, Dr. S.M. Khan
  • Malaria Biology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Australia
    Dr. D.L. Gardiner
  • Michael Heidelberger Division of Pathology of Infectious Diseases, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Prof. V. Nussenzweig
  • Parasitology Unit, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany
    Dr. O. Silvie
  • Parasitology Unit, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany
    Dr. T.W.A. Kooij
  • Penn Center for Bioinformatics and Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA; EUPathDB; PlasmoDB
    Dr. B.P. Brunk, Dr. O.S. Harb, Prof. D.S. Roos
  • Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, Seattle, USA
    Dr. S.H. Kappe
  • The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia
    Dr. T.F. de Koning-Ward
  • Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK; GeneDB
    Prof. M. Berriman, Dr. U. Boehme, Dr. O. Billker, Dr. F. Schwach

Other websites

For more information about the rodent malaria parasite Plasmodium berghei see the following websites:

Information about the Leiden Malaria Research Group

Information about the rodent malaria parasite Plasmodium berghei.

Wikipedia: Plasmodium berghei

Plasmodium berghei protocols and databases

PlasmoDB: The Plasmodium Genome Resource, hosting genomic and expression data (and more) for different Plasmodium species

PlasmoGem: Providing a set of tools for genetic modification of P. berghei (for example PbGEM gene targeting vectors for P. berghei transfection).


The RMgm database is maintained by Chris Janse (Leiden University Medical Center, LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands). For questions, suggestions and remarks please contact Dr. Chris J. Janse.