Ulf Ribacke Project

Research Description

This project is currently being started, more information to follow.


Coordinated Changes in Gene Expression Throughout Encystation of Giardia intestinalis.
Einarsson E, Troell K, Hoeppner M, Grabherr M, Ribacke U, Svärd S
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2016 Mar;10(3):e0004571

Strand-specific RNA sequencing in Plasmodium falciparum malaria identifies developmentally regulated long non-coding RNA and circular RNA.
Broadbent K, Broadbent J, Ribacke U, Wirth D, Rinn J, Sabeti P
BMC Genomics 2015 Jun;16():454

The cytoplasmic prolyl-tRNA synthetase of the malaria parasite is a dual-stage target of febrifugine and its analogs.
Herman J, Pepper L, Cortese J, Estiu G, Galinsky K, Zuzarte-Luis V, et al
Sci Transl Med 2015 May;7(288):288ra77

A genomic and evolutionary approach reveals non-genetic drug resistance in malaria.
Herman J, Rice D, Ribacke U, Silterra J, Deik A, Moss E, et al
Genome Biol. 2014 ;15(11):511

Immune characterization of Plasmodium falciparum parasites with a shared genetic signature in a region of decreasing transmission.
Bei A, Diouf A, Miura K, Larremore D, Ribacke U, Tullo G, et al
Infect. Immun. 2015 Jan;83(1):276-85

Improved in vitro culture of Plasmodium falciparum permits establishment of clinical isolates with preserved multiplication, invasion and rosetting phenotypes.
Ribacke U, Moll K, Albrecht L, Ahmed Ismail H, Normark J, Flaberg E, et al
PLoS ONE 2013 ;8(7):e69781

Acquired antibodies to merozoite antigens in children from Uganda with uncomplicated or severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
Ahmed Ismail H, Ribacke U, Reiling L, Normark J, Egwang T, Kironde F, et al
Clin. Vaccine Immunol. 2013 Aug;20(8):1170-80

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum infections in mild and severe malaria of children from Kampala, Uganda.
Kiwuwa M, Ribacke U, Moll K, Byarugaba J, Lundblom K, Färnert A, et al
Parasitol. Res. 2013 Apr;112(4):1691-700

Nuclear repositioning precedes promoter accessibility and is linked to the switching frequency of a Plasmodium falciparum invasion gene.
Coleman B, Ribacke U, Manary M, Bei A, Winzeler E, Wirth D, et al
Cell Host Microbe 2012 Dec;12(6):739-50

Sequence-based association and selection scans identify drug resistance loci in the Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite.
Park D, Lukens A, Neafsey D, Schaffner S, Chang H, Valim C, et al
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2012 Aug;109(32):13052-7


Assistant professor

Ulf Ribacke

Organizational unit: Mats Wahlgren group
E-mail: ulf.ribacke@ki.se

PhD student

Viktor Persson

Organizational unit: Mats Wahlgren group
E-mail: viktor.persson.1@ki.se

Associated researcher

Caterina Scasso