malaria Genomic Studies Presented at ASHG Explore Malaria Responses in West African Children Investigators got a look at metabolomic, gene expression, and regulatory features that shifted over time in response to Plasmodium falciparum infection. Nature Papers Malaria Parasites Evading Diagnostic Test, Computational Resources for Precision Cancer Treatments In Nature this week: malaria-causing parasite is evolving to escape detection by rapid diagnostic tests, and more. Cell Papers Examine Rise of SARS-CoV-2 Variants, Kākāpō Genomes, Malaria Parasite Sequencing In Cell this week: convergent evolution among SARS-CoV-2 viral variants, endangered kākāpō genome sequence, and more. Nature Papers Present Smartphone Platform for DNA Diagnosis of Malaria, Mouse Lines for Epigenomic Editing In Nature this week: a low-cost tool to detect infectious diseases like malaria, and more. Driving Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes Down Researchers from the UK and Italy have tested a gene drive for mosquitoes to limit the spread of malaria, NPR reports. May 13, 2020 Transcriptional Signatures May Identify Whether Malaria Vaccines Are Effective Dec 10, 2019 Co-Diagnostics Continues Global Expansion With Africa Alliance, New India Facility Premium Nov 14, 2019 Gene Screen Leads to Potential Malaria Targets in Liver-Stage Plasmodium Parasites Oct 31, 2019 Sherlock Biosciences Aims to Create Dx Tool for 'Where Testing Should be Done, But Isn't' Premium Aug 22, 2019 Malaria Cell Atlas Encompasses Transcriptomic Profiles Throughout Parasite's Life Cycle Jul 2, 2019 Vanderbilt Sample Prep Method May Enable Whole-Blood Malaria Drug Resistance Test at Point of Care Premium Apr 30, 2019 Malaria Test from Eiken Chemical Detects Less-Diagnosed Species Premium Mar 20, 2019 Insecticide Resistance Marker in Malaria Vector Tracks With Reduced Efficacy of Treated Bednets Mar 1, 2019 Origami-Inspired Microfluidic Technology May Enable Malaria Detection in Low-Resource Settings Premium Feb 8, 2019 U Maryland Researchers, Vaccine Maker Sanaria Collaborate on Plasmodium Sequencing Study Premium Dec 4, 2018 Malaria Drug Resistance Genetic Features Profiled in Southeast Asia Aug 20, 2018 Ape Parasite Genomes Suggest African Origin for Human Malaria-Causing Plasmodium Vivax Jun 27, 2018 Dual RNA Sequencing Enables Host-Pathogen Transcriptome Analysis of Uncomplicated, Severe Malaria May 21, 2018 Human Malaria Parasite's Evolution Refined by Genomes of Great Ape Pathogens May 3, 2018 Human Malaria Parasite Mutagenesis Highlights Essential Genes, Potential Drug Targets Apr 24, 2018 Sweet Wormwood Genome Provides Clues for Boosting Production of Antimalarial Compound Mar 27, 2018 Malaria Cell Atlas Tracks Parasite Activity With Single-Cell Transcriptomes Mar 8, 2018 Sickle Cell Origins Unraveled From Contemporary Genome Sequences Feb 2, 2018 Parasite Genome Analysis Points to Rapid Rise of Antimalarial Drug Resistance in Cambodia Jan 11, 2018 Malaria Parasite Sequences Highlight Drug Resistance Mutations, Potential Treatment Targets Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.