Between 15-20% of people living in Sweden unknowingly carry the ”cat-parasite” Toxoplasma gondii.  Learn more as Prof. Barragan talks about the biological implications of this common, but manipulative, parasite and how it manages to colonize the brains of humans and animals without being noticed.
The program will air on channel P3 in two parts; Part 1 on Saturday (Oct. 18) and Part 2 on Sunday (Oct. 19) in the mornings between 11:00-12:00.  You can also download a pod file and listen to the program by visiting http://sr.se/p3/institutet (will be available Saturday morning).
(During the interview with Stockholm University Professor Antonio Barragan, it is incorrecly mentioned that he is working at Karolinska Institutet (KI). Karolinska Institutet is Professor Barragans former workplace. Editorial staff at Swedish Radio (SR) has been informed, and will correct this information.)