Success story from the Institute of Parasitology


The Presiding Board of the National Research Council has decided to fund the Spark SNSF project from Dr. Bramasta Nugraha, Postdoc at the Molecular Parasitology Lab, Institute of Parasitology, with a substantial amount for 12 months. The title of the project is: "Feline intestinal organoids culture as an in vitro infection platform for the zoonotic pathogen Toxoplasma gondii“.


The aim of Spark is to fund the rapid testing or development of new scientific approaches, methods, theories, standards, ideas for application, etc. It is designed for projects that show unconventional thinking and introduce a unique approach.