malaria

For Fewer Mosquitos

NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: blood plasma lipidome analysis of Ebola patients, genome organization of the malaria-causing parasite, and more.

New funding will support genome-wide studies to uncover loci conferring immunity to a live-attenuated Plasmodium vaccine.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: metagenomic nanopore sequencing of Lassa fever outbreak, and more.

Researchers used genomic and transcriptomic data of isolates from seven Southeast Asian countries to find resistance-relevant pathways and expression quantitative trait loci.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: artemisinin resistance mutations in malaria parasites, ant-plant interactions over time, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: common genetic variants influence monogenic neurodevelopmental disorders,  analysis of fruitENCODE, and more.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: retinitis pigmentosa gene therapy, role of microbiome in growth stunting, and more.

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NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.