Anne Vardo-Zalik

Assistant Professor of Biology

Anne Vardo-Zalik

Research Summary

The ecology and population genetics of malaria parasites and their vectors

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Malaria Infection Parasites Kenya Genes Polymerase Chain Reaction Plasmodium Plasmodium Falciparum Population Insecticides Epidemiology Psychodidae Parasite Genotype Lizards Genome Culicidae Myanmar New Species Wolbachia China Anopheles Gambiae Insect Vectors Microsatellite Repeats Plasmodium Vivax

Most Recent Papers

Epidemiological risk factors for clinical malaria infection in the highlands of Western Kenya

Walters M. Essendi, Anne M. Vardo-Zalik, Eugenia Lo, Maxwell G. Machani, Guofa Zhou, Andrew K. Githeko, Guiyun Yan, Yaw A. Afrane, 2019, Malaria journal

Impacts of antimalarial drugs on plasmodium falciparum drug resistance markers, Western Kenya, 2003-2015

Elizabeth Hemming-Schroeder, Emuejevuoke Umukoro, Eugenia Lo, Becky Fung, Pedro Tomás-Domingo, Guofa Zhou, Daibin Zhong, Amruta Dixit, Harrysone Atieli, Andrew Githeko, Anne Vardo-Zalik, Guiyun Yan, 2018, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on p. 692-699

Genetic differentiation over a small spatial scale of the sand fly Lutzomyia vexator (Diptera

Allison T. Neal, Max S. Ross, Jos J. Schall, Anne M. Vardo-Zalik, 2016, Parasites and Vectors on p. 1-9

Leukocyte profiles for western fence lizards, sceloporus occidentalis, naturally infected by the malaria parasite plasmodium mexicanum

Victoria L. Motz, William D. Lewis, Anne Marie Vardo-Zalik, 2014, Journal of Parasitology on p. 592-597

Discrimination of the Plasmodium mexicanum vectors Lutzomyia stewarti and Lutzomyia vexator by a PCR-RFLP assay and Wolbachia infection

G. L. Hughes, S. K. Samuels, K. Shaikh, J. L. Rasgon, A. M. Vardo-Zalik, 2014, Journal of Vector Ecology on p. 224-227

Alterations in Plasmodium falciparum genetic structure two years after increased malaria control efforts in western Kenya

Anne M. Vardo-Zalik, Guofa Zhou, Daibin Zhong, Yaw A. Afrane, Andrew K. Githeko, Guiyun Yan, 2013, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on p. 29-36

Genome-wide transcriptional analysis of genes associated with acute desiccation stress in Anopheles gambiae

Mei Hui Wang, Osvaldo Marinotti, Anne Marie Vardo-Zalik, Rajni Boparai, Guiyun Yan, 2011, PloS one

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax malaria in China and Myanmar

Daibin Zhong, Mariangela Bonizzoni, Guofa Zhou, Guangze Wang, Bin Chen, Anne Marie Vardo-Zalik, Liwang Cui, Guiyun Yan, Bin Zheng, 2011, Infection, Genetics and Evolution on p. 1419-1425

Changing patterns of malaria epidemiology between 2002 and 2010 in western kenya

Guofa Zhou, Yaw A. Afrane, Anne M. Vardo-Zalik, Harrysone Atieli, Daibin Zhong, Peter Wamae, Yousif E. Himeidan, Noboru Minakawa, Andrew K. Githeko, Guiyun Yan, 2011, PloS one

Five new species of Acanthobothrium van Beneden, 1849 (Cestoda

Anne Marie Vardo-Zalik, Ronald A. Campbell, 2011, Zootaxa on p. 41-64

Most-Cited Papers

Changing patterns of malaria epidemiology between 2002 and 2010 in western kenya

Guofa Zhou, Yaw A. Afrane, Anne M. Vardo-Zalik, Harrysone Atieli, Daibin Zhong, Peter Wamae, Yousif E. Himeidan, Noboru Minakawa, Andrew K. Githeko, Guiyun Yan, 2011, PloS one

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax malaria in China and Myanmar

Daibin Zhong, Mariangela Bonizzoni, Guofa Zhou, Guangze Wang, Bin Chen, Anne Marie Vardo-Zalik, Liwang Cui, Guiyun Yan, Bin Zheng, 2011, Infection, Genetics and Evolution on p. 1419-1425

A cohort study of Plasmodium falciparum infection dynamics in Western Kenya Highlands

Frederick N. Baliraine, Yaw A. Afrane, Dolphine A. Amenya, Mariangela Bonizzoni, Anne M. Vardo-Zalik, David M. Menge, Andrew K. Githeko, Guiyun Yan, 2010, BMC Infectious Diseases

Geographic genetic differentiation of a malaria parasite, plasmodium mexicanum, and its lizard host, sceloporus occidentalis

Jennifer M. Fricke, Anne Marie Vardo-Zalik, Jos J. Schall, 2010, Journal of Parasitology on p. 308-313

Genome-wide transcriptional analysis of genes associated with acute desiccation stress in Anopheles gambiae

Mei Hui Wang, Osvaldo Marinotti, Anne Marie Vardo-Zalik, Rajni Boparai, Guiyun Yan, 2011, PloS one

Alterations in Plasmodium falciparum genetic structure two years after increased malaria control efforts in western Kenya

Anne M. Vardo-Zalik, Guofa Zhou, Daibin Zhong, Yaw A. Afrane, Andrew K. Githeko, Guiyun Yan, 2013, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on p. 29-36

Five new species of Acanthobothrium van Beneden, 1849 (Cestoda

Anne Marie Vardo-Zalik, Ronald A. Campbell, 2011, Zootaxa on p. 41-64

Impacts of antimalarial drugs on plasmodium falciparum drug resistance markers, Western Kenya, 2003-2015

Elizabeth Hemming-Schroeder, Emuejevuoke Umukoro, Eugenia Lo, Becky Fung, Pedro Tomás-Domingo, Guofa Zhou, Daibin Zhong, Amruta Dixit, Harrysone Atieli, Andrew Githeko, Anne Vardo-Zalik, Guiyun Yan, 2018, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on p. 692-699

Relative clonal density of malaria parasites in mixed-genotype infections

Alice Flynn Ford, Anne Marie Vardo-Zalik, José J. Schall, 2010, Journal of Parasitology on p. 908-913

Discrimination of the Plasmodium mexicanum vectors Lutzomyia stewarti and Lutzomyia vexator by a PCR-RFLP assay and Wolbachia infection

G. L. Hughes, S. K. Samuels, K. Shaikh, J. L. Rasgon, A. M. Vardo-Zalik, 2014, Journal of Vector Ecology on p. 224-227