In this issue:
- Monitoring P. vivax reveals evolving drug resistance and infection history
- Understanding historical population movements in the study of malaria
- Genetic variation in parasite crosses
- P. vivax Genome Variation Project makes first public release
- Pf3k makes pilot phase data available open access
- An interview with Prof Tom Williams, Professor of Haemoglobinopathy, Imperial College, London
- An interview with Dr Richard Maude, Head of Malaria Epidemiology at the Mahidol-Oxford Research Unit (MORU) and Senior Clinical Research Fellow in Tropical Medicine at the University of Oxford
- The Announcement of RSTMH 2016 Medals and Awards
- A Protocol for leucocyte depletion using MN2100ff cellulose columns
- Call for applications: DELGEME fellowship opportunities
- Publication of WHO malaria terminology
- Dr Pedro Alonso, Director of the WHO Global Malaria Programme in Geneva: publication of WHO bi-annual letter
- ASTMH 2016
- GEM 2016
- Links to the latest malaria publications
Malaria in the media
- CNN: Does this doctor hold the secret to ending malaria? Prof Adrian Hill talks about his work on a malaria vaccine.
- University of Oxford – Genetic study shows how malaria mutations beat treatments.
- Malaria Consortium video – Beating malaria: mobilising support for a malaria-free future.
- Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute – Monitoring malaria parasite reveals evolving drug resistance and infection history.
- Wellcome Trust Sanger institute-the blog – Companion: a new tool to generate and visualize annotation of parasite genomes.
- The Conversation – Genetic studies reveal diversity of early human populations – and pin down when we left Africa.