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A virtual Special Issue on malaria in anticipation of World Malaria Day
Posted on 17 April 2014

A virtual Special Issue on malaria in anticipation of World Malaria Day

The journal Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease assembles a virtual Special Issue on malaria in anticipation of World Malaria Day 2014.

A 3D model of the malaria parasite genome
Posted on 11 April 2014

A 3D model of the malaria parasite genome

A recent study establishes a 3D model of the genome of Plasmodium falciparum at three different stages in the parasite's life cycle.

Sanaria wins “Best Prophylactic Vaccine” award at the 2014 World Vaccine Congress, Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards
Posted on 3 April 2014

Sanaria wins “Best Prophylactic Vaccine” award at the 2014 World Vaccine Congress, Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards

Sanaria recently received the 2014 Vaccine Industry Excellence Award for the "Best Prophylactic Vaccine" at a ceremony held in Washington DC during the 14th World Vaccine Congress.

Tafenoquine when combined with chloroquine prevents against Plasmodium vivax malaria relapse
Posted on 27 March 2014

Tafenoquine when combined with chloroquine prevents against Plasmodium vivax malaria relapse

A study published in a recent issue of The Lancet demonstrates the effectiveness of single-dose tafenoquine plus 3-day chloroquine against Plasmodium vivax relapse.

Origin of human Plasmodium vivax parasite linked to Africa
Posted on 24 March 2014

Origin of human Plasmodium vivax parasite linked to Africa

A recent study published in Nature Communications reveals that all extant human P. vivax parasites are derived from a single ancestor that originated from Africa.

Identification of a transcriptional regulator responsible for commitment to sexual development in Plasmodium
Posted on 21 March 2014

Identification of a transcriptional regulator responsible for commitment to sexual development in Plasmodium

Two studies recently published in Nature demonstrate the key role played by a DNA-binding protein member of the ApiAP2 family in the sexual development of Plasmodium.

Abstract registration deadline for the symposium “Malaria 2014: Advances in Pathophysiology, Biology and Drug Development” is approaching soon!
Posted on 21 March 2014

Abstract registration deadline for the symposium “Malaria 2014: Advances in Pathophysiology, Biology and Drug Development” is approaching soon!

The symposium will be held on April 25, 2014 at the New York Academy of Sciences. The abstract registration deadline is March 28, 2014.

Global warming increases malaria incidence
Posted on 14 March 2014

Global warming increases malaria incidence

A study recently published in the journal Science shows evidence for an increase incidence of malaria in highlands of Africa and South America in warmer years.

Registration for the 25th Annual Molecular Parasitology Meeting is now open!
Posted on 6 March 2014

Registration for the 25th Annual Molecular Parasitology Meeting is now open!

The 25th Annual Molecular Parasitology Meeting will be held this year from September 14 to 18 at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA, USA. The journal Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology will cover the meeting with a Special Issue.

Abstract submission deadline for the Molecular Insect Science conference extended to March 21!
Posted on 6 March 2014

Abstract submission deadline for the Molecular Insect Science conference extended to March 21!

The Seventh International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science will be held in Amsterdam on July 13-16, 2014. The abstract submission deadline has been extended to March 21.

The Lancet publishes an important review on malaria
Posted on 28 February 2014

The Lancet publishes an important review on malaria

The Lancet published in its issue of February 22, 2014, a review on the epidemiology, clinical features, pathology, prevention, and treatment of malaria.

Nine additional journals join Malaria Nexus!
Posted on 28 February 2014

Nine additional journals join Malaria Nexus!

Eight BBA journals and Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications recently joined Malaria Nexus.

Ivermectin is a potent inhibitor of the nuclear import of Plasmodium falciparum Signal Recognition Particle (SRP) components
Posted on 20 February 2014

Ivermectin is a potent inhibitor of the nuclear import of Plasmodium falciparum Signal Recognition Particle (SRP) components

A recent study reveals that ivermectin inhibits the nuclear import of Plasmodium falciparum SRP polypeptides.

Keystone Symposia and MESA conclude conference on “The Science of Malaria Eradication” in Merida, Mexico
Posted on 17 February 2014

Keystone Symposia and MESA conclude conference on “The Science of Malaria Eradication” in Merida, Mexico

Keystone Symposia, in collaboration with MESA (Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance), concluded its first conference in Mexico – on “The Science of Malaria Eradication” on Friday, February 7.

Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology celebrates its 35th anniversary in style!
Posted on 14 February 2014

Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology celebrates its 35th anniversary in style!

Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, the premium Parasitology journal dedicated to the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry of parasitic protozoa and helminthes is celebrating this year its 35th anniversary.

Acta Tropica publishes a Special issue on “Human Infectious Diseases and Environmental Changes”
Posted on 14 February 2014

Acta Tropica publishes a Special issue on “Human Infectious Diseases and Environmental Changes”

The January 2014 issue of Acta Tropica focuses on “Human Infectious Diseases and Environmental Changes”. It was edited by Mercedes Pascual, Camila Gonzalez and Felipe Guhl.

Registration for the 2014 Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) Annual Conference is now possible!
Posted on 6 February 2014

Registration for the 2014 Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) Annual Conference is now possible!

The ASP Annual Conference will be held in Canberra, Australia, between June 30 and July 3, 2014.

World leaders in malaria eradication gather at the Keystone symposium in Merida, Mexico
Posted on 1 February 2014

World leaders in malaria eradication gather at the Keystone symposium in Merida, Mexico

Keystone Symposia, in collaboration with MESA (Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance), is convening this week its conference on “The Science of Malaria Eradication” in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.

Malaria Parasite Metabolic Pathways (MPMP) website gets re-launched
Posted on 24 January 2014

Malaria Parasite Metabolic Pathways (MPMP) website gets re-launched

The MPMP website which hosts illustrations of the main metabolic pathways and biological and physiological processes of the malaria parasite was recently re-launched.

Registration deadline for the 10th Annual BioMalPar I EVIMalaR Conference is approaching soon!
Posted on 24 January 2014

Registration deadline for the 10th Annual BioMalPar I EVIMalaR Conference is approaching soon!

The BioMalPar I EVIMalaR Conference will be held this year on May 12-14, 2014 at the EMBL in Heidelberg, Germany. The registration deadline is February 20, 2014.

University of Oxford receives new designation as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre in Geospatial Disease Modelling
Posted on 24 January 2014

University of Oxford receives new designation as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre in Geospatial Disease Modelling

The designation recognises the contributions of the University of Oxford Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group (SEEG) to supporting the WHO Global Malaria Programme.

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