Issue 2 - New falciparum release, GEM pictures & more

26 June 2015
Working group, GEM 2015 retreat, Hinxton Hall, Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre. Photo credit: Thomas Farnetti.

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In this issue:

Data releases

  • Pf3k makes third data release on 2,512 samples
  • Read a blog about using genomics to understand evolutionary processes in malaria parasite


  • MalariaGEN is on Twitter
  • AREF Fellowship for early-career African researchers
  • MRC Skills Development Fellowships


  • An interview with Dr Janet Midega from KEMRI and University of Oxford


  • Photos from GEM Retreat 2015 are online – and mark your calendars for GEM 2016
  • Videos from RSTMH's Modern Digital Methods in Epidemiology 2015 are online

Recent publications

  • Links to the latest malaria publications

Malaria in the media

  • Listen to Prof Dominic Kwiatkowski's interview with BBC Radio 4
  • explains the basics with a straightforward primer on malaria
  • Links to malaria-related stories on the Wellcome Trust Blog,, and The Guardian